June 8 (UPI) — Main League Baseball team owners made a brand new proposal to gamers for a resumed season on Monday with a tentative schedule of 76 video games and a July 10 start to the suspended 2020 marketing campaign.
Gamers would obtain 75 p.c of their salaries underneath the phrases of the brand new plan.
The supply possible nixes a earlier tentative start date of July 4. Owners had thought of a 50-game schedule final week. The events even have thought of 82 video games.
Underneath the most recent proposal, the season would finish Sept. 27 and the post-season would finish no later than Oct. 31. Gamers would have 85 days to finish an 82-game schedule in the event that they began the season July 4. They might have 79 days to finish a 76-game schedule in the event that they began July 10.
Groups wouldn’t obtain draft choose compensation this low season. The proposal additionally features a $200 million post-season pool for gamers.
Team owners beforehand rejected a proposal from the Main League Baseball Gamers Affiliation. The union’s supply included 114 video games, an expanded post-season and no extra wage cuts from the prorated wages to which gamers with owners in March.
The MLB season has been suspended since mid-March in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The season was scheduled to start March 26.