June 17 (UPI) — Main League Baseball has submitted a proposal for a 60-game season at full prorated pay to the MLB Players Affiliation.

Below the homeowners’ proposal, the MLB common season would start July 19 and conclude in late September, with the 60-game schedule containing 10 days off, in accordance to ESPN and The Athletic. The brand new provide additionally contains expanded playoffs in 2020 and 2021, and the waiving of any potential grievance.

Negotiations between the league and players are anticipated to proceed and will lead to a schedule of about 65 video games, in accordance to The Athletic.

The most recent proposal comes after a gathering between MLB commissioner Rob Manfred and MLBPA govt director Tony Clark on Tuesday in Arizona. Manfred mentioned the session produced the framework of a deal.

“At my request, Tony Clark and I met for a number of hours yesterday in Phoenix,” Manfred mentioned in a press release Wednesday. “We left that assembly with a collectively developed framework that we agreed might type the idea of an settlement and topic to conversations with our respective constituents.

“I summarized that framework quite a few occasions within the assembly and despatched Tony a written abstract as we speak. Constant with our conversations yesterday, I’m encouraging the golf equipment to transfer ahead and I belief Tony is doing the identical.”

The most recent provide is seen as a big step towards having a baseball season this 12 months. MLB beforehand made three proposals to start the 2020 season and the players’ union made two, however the events had been about $1 billion aside in assured wage. MLB players had been set to earn about $four billion in complete salaries earlier than the coronavirus pandemic.

The MLBPA broke off negotiations Saturday, a day after the league’s earlier proposal. The union instructed MLB it was carried out negotiating and for the league to go forward and impose a season, however Manfred mentioned the league would not whereas there was a risk of a grievance.

On Monday, Manfred mentioned he was “not assured” {that a} 2020 season would happen. His feedback had been a reversal from his assertion final week, when he mentioned “unequivocally, we’re going to play Main League Baseball this 12 months” and labeled the probabilities at “100 p.c.”

Manfred’s feedback triggered a response from Clark, who revealed that players had been “disgusted” over the commissioner’s risk to cancel this season after beforehand saying it might occur.

“Players are disgusted that after Rob Manfred unequivocally instructed players and followers that there would ‘100 p.c’ be a 2020 season, he has determined to return on his phrase and is now threatening to cancel the complete season,” Clark mentioned within the assertion.

“Any implication that the Players Affiliation has someway delayed progress on well being and security protocols is totally false, as Rob has lately acknowledged the events are ‘very, very shut.’ This newest risk is only one extra indication that Main League Baseball has been negotiating in dangerous religion because the starting.”

MLB and the players’ union reached an settlement in late March, with players agreeing to prorated salaries and assured service time even when no video games are performed in 2020.

The league’s earlier proposal to the players — which was declined — included 72 video games and assured 70 p.c of their prorated pay, with a most of 83 p.c after the postseason is completed.