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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Players union files grievance vs. Rays, Pirates, Athletics, Marlins over revenue-sharing spending

The Major League Baseball Players Association has filed a grievance against MLB, claiming that four teams - the Tampa Bay Rays, Pittsburgh Pirates, Oakland Athletics and Miami Marlins - have not spent revenue-sharing money in the fashion intended by the collective bargaining agreement….

“The MLBPA’s grievance against the Pirates is patently baseless” said Pirates president Frank Coonelly in a written statement. “We look forward to demonstrating as much to the arbitrator if the MLBPA continues to pursue this meritless claim.

“As indicated when the MLBPA first expressed its ‘concern’ in a press release, the Pirates have always invested its revenue sharing receipts in a manner entirely consistent with the basic agreement.”

TDF didn't lie, he just didn't remember Posted: February 27, 2018 at 12:13 PM | 47 comment(s)
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