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

ByKelley Wheeler

Jun 16, 2020

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.



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


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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