Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Pujols, Reyes, Rays, A’s

On this date in 1973, the players and owners agreed to a new three-year collective bargaining agreement, ending the Spring Training lockout. The new deal introduced salary arbitration for players with two or more years of service to the game, as well as ten-and-five no-trade protection. While we wait to see what rule changes are included in the next CBA (due this December), here's the best the baseball blogosphere has to offers…

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2 Comments on "Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Pujols, Reyes, Rays, A’s"

4 years 6 months ago

good god dusty baker is thick. in case no one read the BRM article on jay bruce, here’s what he said about why bruce would lead off — and he was serious:

“What is more important,” Baker said, “a high on-base percentage or a 1-0 lead after one batter?”

i don’t even

4 years 6 months ago

Biggest offseason winner: Jayson Werth. How the hell he got a 9 digit contract is still mind boggling.