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Reaction: MLB community speaks out on Rob Manfred’s comments about 2020 season

ByKelley Wheeler

Jun 16, 2020
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Commissioner Rob Manfred told ESPN on Monday that he’s “not confident” that there would be a baseball season in 2020, after a breakdown in talks between MLB teams and the player’s union on how to split up money in a season delayed by the pandemic.

The comments come less than a week after saying that he was “100 percent” certain that there would be a season in 2020.

 

Reaction:

MLBPA executive director Tony Clark released a statement regarding Manfred’s comments:

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Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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