Baseball is finally back. After all hope looked lost, the owners and MLBPA finally agreed to a new CBA for the next five years.
Opening Day is set for April 7. However, the Dodgers will begin their season on April 8 on the road against the Colorado Rockies. The Dodgers home opener will be on April 14 against the Cincinnati Reds.
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It’s Deja Vu, all over again.
After another self-imposed deadline by the owners, albeit with more ramifications on the season, Major League Baseball and the Players Union again failed to make an agreement, and the full 162 game season in 2022 will not be.
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It seems like all we can hear about is the lockout no matter where we turn our ears; and unfortunately, it is true that after many fans had hoped ta deal would strike at the last moment, it wasn’t the case. In turn, MLB announced that they would be pushing back Opening Day.
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Since the self imposed owner’s lockout began on December 1st, MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Association have sporadically been in talks about a wide range off meant to better or worsen the state of the players and the game, depending on which side you are on.
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With one day remaining before the league’s self-imposed February 28 deadline, talks are reportedly progressing between owners and players towards a new collective bargaining agreement.
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This weekend will ultimately decide how the 2022 MLB season will exactly play out, and the odds are not looking good.
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Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association are three days in to a week of discussions to get a new collective bargaining agreement before there are games lost in the regular season.
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With the venue to the MLB lockout talks shifting to Florida on Monday, there’s still not much light at the end of the tunnel as far as a collective bargaining agreement goes. As it stands, the MLB on Friday cancelled spring training games between February 26 and March 4.
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One of the biggest changes set to happen for the National League in 2022 is the addition of a designated hitter to game play, if indeed a collective bargaining agreement is ever reached. While there’s still a small chance the DH rule might get bumped off the final deal, the fact that it’s something both sides agree to means it will probably stand pat.
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Since pitchers won’t take at-bats regularly any longer, quickly what is your favorite Dodgers pitcher hitting moment? Personally, I’d have to go with Clayton Kershaw hitting a home run and pitching eight shutout innings on Opening Day against the Giants in 2013.
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