M.L.B. and Players’ Union File Grievances Against Each Other

The Major League Baseball Players’ Association recently filed a grievance over the shortened 2020 season, as they had threatened to do since negotiations with the league soured last summer. In turn, M.L.B. filed a countergrievance, and it has asked a three-person arbitration panel to expedite the process, according to a person familiar with the situation who was not authorized to

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What to Know About the Yankees’ Coronavirus Outbreak

Gleyber Torres is the eighth person (and the first player) from the Yankees organization to test positive for the coronavirus this week. All had been vaccinated. By James Wagner Gleyber Torres, the Yankees’ two-time All-Star shortstop, became the eighth person involved with the Yankees organization to test positive for the coronavirus this week, the team announced on Thursday. But what

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In-Game Video Returns to Baseball, With Some Changes

The 2020 Major League Baseball season was unlike any other in history: Played amid the coronavirus pandemic, the regular season lasted only 60 games, and some of the game’s best hitters struggled uncharacteristically. Stars such as Jose Altuve, Javier Baez, J.D. Martinez and Christian Yelich each hit .219 or worse. Perhaps the reason was regression, aging or a smaller-than-usual sample

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