These two sides aren’t going to agree on anything transformative with the CBA looming but certain realities can’t be ignored, even by these two selfish and unrelenting groups of human beings.
I could rail on the Cardinals or Marlins for the carelessness displayed in their handling of the safety protocols, but today I’d rather focus on how predictable this was and worse the very easy to see coming damage from the fallout.
Everybody wants to see the kid play. If the future is all we have to root for, it makes total sense to want to see a glimpse now. I get it.
As everyone is by now aware, the three-game series set to start tonight between the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals has been postponed.
It’s starting to feel like this will be a theme as we go through the season, journalists notice a player hasn’t been on the field, and inquire as to where he might be. Coaches answer with a vague confirmation that the player was indeed not there. That’s it, end of story.
This weekend brought another round of MLB and MLBPA arguing with each other, accusing each other of being disingenuous or lacking good faith to negotiate.