MLB: Season to be shortened if no deal by end of Monday

MLB: Season to be shortened if no deal by end of Monday

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) – Major League Baseball said only five days remain to salvage March 31 openers and a full season, telling locked out players that games would be canceled if a labor contract is not agreed to by the end of Monday. After the third straight day of negotiations with little movement, MLB went … Read more

MLB labor negotiations remain on doomsday path

JUPITER, Fla. – Tuesday Doomsday. Two, Twenty-Two, Twenty-Ew. It was not a good day for Major League Baseball fans, a tiny sample of whom still love the game so much, despite its current dumpster fire raging all over North America, that they stood outside the unsubtly named Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium for hours, staking out … Read more

MLB lockout talks reach new low with 15-minute meeting

Well, this has to be the low point, right? Unless you envision maybe an 8-minute meeting the next time the representatives for Major League Baseball’s players and owners get together? Thursday provided a beautiful scene outside, much less so inside the MLB Players Association’s Manhattan headquarters, where the collective-bargaining session lasted roughly, merely 15 minutes. … Read more

Opening Day at risk if new MLB offer fails to impress union

Opening Day at risk if new MLB offer fails to impress union

After Major League Baseball made its latest proposal to the Players Association on Saturday, one thing became increasingly clear: Any hope of spring training games starting on time has all but vanished – and an on-time Opening Day is in jeopardy. Lawyers from both sides met for about an hour at MLB’s midtown headquarters, where … Read more

Medical examiner who reviewed autopsy testifies Tyler Skaggs died of OD caused by fentanyl as defense questions level at time of death

FORT WORTH, Texas – A key question in determining whether former Los Angeles Angels communications director Eric Kay is responsible for the drug-related death of Tyler Skaggs is determining exactly what killed him. And if the jury ended week one of the US v Eric Kay confused, it wouldn’t be a surprise. The case against … Read more

Trial of former Los Angeles Angels employee Eric Kay over role in pitcher Tyler Skaggs’ death begins in Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas – Both sides in the United States vs. Eric Kay trial that began Tuesday said jurors will see a number of major league players who received opioids from Kay in the Los Angeles Angels’ home clubhouse. Kay, the team’s former communications director, faces felony charges of distributing opioids and causing the opioid-related … Read more

Matt Harvey named as possible drug source

ORLANDO, Fla. – Former Mets ace Matt Harvey will be named as a possible drug source for late Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, according to the defense attorney for former Angels employee Eric Kay, who is on trial for his purported role in Skaggs’ death of to drug overdose. According to ESPN’s TJ Quinn, who is … Read more