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Commissioner Rob Manfred says baseball season in jeopardy

 

Last updated 6/15/2020 at 7:44pm

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred

RONALD BLUM

AP Baseball Writer

NEW YORK (AP) - Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says there might be no major league games this year after a breakdown in talks between teams and the players' union on how to split up money in a season delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.

The league also revealed several players on big league rosters have tested positive for COVID-19.

Two days after union head Tony Clark declared additional negotiations futile, Manfred reversed his position of last week when he said he was "100%" certain the 2020 season would start.

Deputy Commissioner Dan Halem sent a seven-...



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