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  • Kepler
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    Scherzer picked #21, so Scherzer + deGrom will be 69.

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  • Kepler
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    My only actual sports hero.

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  • French Rage
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    Originally posted by Kepler View Post

    It shocked me he was not already in the Hall. I'd assumed he went in with the first batch of Negro League stars.
    I mean, ****, just based off of the Ken Burn's documentary itself.

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  • state of hockey
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    Originally posted by French Rage View Post

    Buck O'Neill too.
    Jim Kaat as well!

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  • Kepler
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    Originally posted by French Rage View Post

    Buck O'Neill too.
    It shocked me he was not already in the Hall. I'd assumed he went in with the first batch of Negro League stars.

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  • French Rage
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    Originally posted by Deutsche Gopher Fan View Post
    Tony oliva finally in the hall of fame
    Buck O'Neill too.

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  • Deutsche Gopher Fan
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    Tony oliva finally in the hall of fame

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  • JF_Gophers
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    Originally posted by Jimjamesak View Post
    So only if the player has a split or MLB contract. Got it. Players on minors contracts aren't bound to that, and get paid WAY less.

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  • Jimjamesak
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    Minimum salary


    Usually one of the last items addressed. Was $570,500 in the major leagues in 2021, $46,600 in the minor leagues for a player signing his initial major league contract and $93,000 in the minor leagues for a player signing a second or later major league contract.

    Both sides would raise minimum but disagree on amounts.

    Source

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  • JF_Gophers
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    Originally posted by Jimjamesak View Post
    Minor League salary minimums are still covered in the CBA so they are effectively part of it.
    I can't find any evidence of that. Do you have any source on that, or is it just from memory? Pretty sure the only impact is that MiLB players on the 40-man roster wont be able to play if MLB is locked out.

    They did get a small raise as part of the MilB re-org that MLB forced last year. But that wasn't part of the 2016 CBA.

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  • Jimjamesak
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    Originally posted by JF_Gophers View Post

    Minor leaguers are not unionized and are not part of the CBA. I do agree they should get paid more though.
    Minor League salary minimums are still covered in the CBA so they are effectively part of it.

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  • Scarlet
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    So glad I paid for my 2022 season tickets on Tuesday. Siiigh.

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  • JF_Gophers
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    Originally posted by Jimjamesak View Post
    Most players aren’t millionaires, especially the minor leaguers, fuck outta here with that “billionaires versus millionaires” anti-labor BS.
    Minor leaguers are not unionized and are not part of the CBA. I do agree they should get paid more though.

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  • Jimjamesak
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    Most players aren’t millionaires, especially the minor leaguers, fuck outta here with that “billionaires versus millionaires” anti-labor BS.

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  • Spartanforlife4
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    Originally posted by RaceBoarder View Post
    Billionaires fighting millionaires...

    They'll drag this out into April or so and we'll get a 120 game season again.
    And unfortunately a good portion of people would rather take the billionaires’ side. The average FA contract has dropped nearly 50% since the last CBA, but you know how many “poor player” sarcastic comments you’ll see?

    Same story every time. When it’s the owners, it’s their business. But for the players, it’s never their jobs, it’s always just a game.

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