‘Ready to strike tomorrow’: How one $20 trinket captures the strife within a $10 billion industry

‘Ready to strike tomorrow’: How one $20 trinket captures the strife within a $10 billion industry The​ Belt​ changes​ hands​ shortly after​ season’s​ end,​ in a crowded conference room at​ a luxury​ resort, where​ delegates from​​ every MLB team have been summoned for a symposium on arbitration. For three hours, they will work together at…

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What’s an Opt-Out Worth?

What’s an Opt-Out Worth? After Manny Machado and Bryce Harper signed their gargantuan free agent deals, dominos began to fall left and right across baseball — if you’re of sound body and mind, you probably recently signed a multi-year extension with a major league franchise. When a star signs a new contract of any type,…

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