Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Players Association: MLB's stagnant free-agent market threatens integrity of the game.

Citing “a significant number of teams … engaged in a race to the bottom,” Players Association executive director Tony Clark on Tuesday called the stagnant – and for some players non-existent — free-agent market, “[A] fundamental breach of the trust between a team and its fans and threatens the very integrity of our game.”

Clark’s statement, issued as players readied to report to spring training sites in Arizona and Florida, echoed the words of players and their agents in recent weeks, as the market turned from slow to sluggish to, for some, alarming.

Tim Brown.

Full story at Yahoo News.