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    CBA Discussions - Owners officially lockout players

    Could they come up with a system where the age you get called up determines free agency? So anyone 22 and under have 6 years till free agency. 23 - 5 years 24- 4 years 25- 3 years This would make around 28yrs old the universal free agency date and also eliminate service time manipulation. You...
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    CBA Discussions - Owners officially lockout players

    Just saw this… can anyone with access explain what update he gives on the talks?
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    2021 Mets Offseason

    A fan asked Bowden if he would do Smith, Mcneil and Ginn to Brewers for Hader and he said it was a can’t say no deal for Brewers and a game changer for Mets.
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    CBA Discussions - Owners officially lockout players

    Yeah, I can’t believe there has been no news of a Potential counteroffer from the players. At least get all the small stuff that they agree on or are close to agreement on out of the way then focus on the major details. At least make some progress before February 1st.
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    CBA Discussions - Owners officially lockout players

    So really where do we stand now? DH - Seems like both agree Draft Lottery- Owners bottom 3/players bottom 8 (seems like a simple fix) Minimum Salary- Players want higher # Luxury Tax Threshold- Owners want $214 mil first year players want $240? Manipulating Service Time- Owners want draft pick...
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    What SP(s) Should The Mets Pursue?

    Carrasco being healthy would be like acquiring another starter too. (I still think we need at least one more though)
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    CBA Discussions - Owners officially lockout players

    Proposal may include the following: Raise in minimum salary, universal DH, elimination of qualifying offer, draft lottery
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    CBA Discussions - Owners officially lockout players

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/2022/01/11/mlb-lockout-news-thursday-meeting-scheduled-between-league-players/9171298002/ Some more info on the meeting and what they might be discussing.
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    CBA Discussions - Owners officially lockout players

    Hopefully it’s a serious proposal and not some ridiculous offer they know will be rejected and lead to more animosity.
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    2021 Mets Offseason

    Martino also reported at same time Astros were close to acquiring BOTH Wheeler and Syndergard. I do wonder what players were involved.
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