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  1. 2013 draftees who've helped, hurt stock

    Christopher Crawford

    One of the good things about the draft rules set in place by the new collective bargaining agreement is the mid-July signing deadline, which means players have to be in your system by the middle of July. In other words, it essentially guarantees that...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  2. CBA language appears problem for Mets

    Adam Rubin

    The Mets are arguing that their No. 11 pick should be protected -- and not forfeited if they sign Michael Bourn. The logic: The pick would have been in the top 10 had the Pittsburgh Pirates not been awarded an extra pick for failing to sign a draftee...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  3. The Nationals and their balanced attack continue to tear up the l...

    Jonah Keri

    With a touch of homage to their 1994 Expos forefathers, the Nationals climb to the top of the charts.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2012
  4. The fallout of Mark Appel not signing with the Pittsburgh Pirates...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law says Mark Appel not signing with the Pirates is a sign the new draft system doesn't work.

    Blog | Conversation | July 13, 2012
  5. CBA scorecard: Players gain, Boras loses

    Jim Bowden

    For reference, the summary of Major League Baseball's new collective bargaining agreement is here. As a whole, the MLB's new collective bargaining agreement is a fair and balanced deal that placates many of the agendas of many parties. The deal al...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  6. The drawbacks of the new CBA

    Buster Olney

    There are three ways for teams to acquire high-end talent, an AL executive said Tuesday afternoon in the hours after the new labor agreement was announced: 1. Teams can invest in free agents, as the Philadelphia Phillies did with Cliff Lee, and as t...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  7. By controlling draft spending, the new CBA could further hamper s...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that while the industrywide perception regarding MLB's new CBA is not unequivocally negative, some clubs feel that limiting draft spending will only continue to harm small-market teams. Plus, the latest MLB hot stove news.

    Blog | Conversation | November 23, 2011
  8. MLB's New CBA Is No Help to Small-Market Clubs

    Jonah Keri

    Hey, you know that one sports league that keeps stabbing itself in the eye because the parties involved can't look past their own self-interest? Apparently Major League Baseball got jealous. The terms of MLB's new collective bargaining agreeme...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  9. New CBA impacts draft, schedule

    Jim Bowden

    MLB owners and players have just about sealed their newest covenant, which will alter various parts of the sport's landscape. Though we were able to obtain only a portion of the new collective bargaining agreement, it should be noted that this wa...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  10. Games We're Watching -- The NFL frenzy begins!

    Amanda Rykoff

    Today marks the first day NFL teams can sign rookies and undrafted free agents, so expect lots of activity. We've also got a full slate of MLB action and the WNBA returns from the All-Star Break. Here are the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2011
  11. MLB Draft: Potential changes to the draft process

    Jason A. Churchill

    Drafted players have until August 15 to sign, but that could change under the next collective bargaining agreement. That's one of many tweaks we could see to the draft in the near future.

    Blog | Conversation | June 30, 2011
  12. Bud Selig 'hopeful' labor peace will continue in MLB

    His game steeped in history, Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is hoping for a repeat performance when it comes to labor discussions in 2011.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  13. Salary-cap talk will dominate Major League Baseball's offseason, ...

    Howard Bryant

    Did the Yankees buy a World Series celebration? Their money didn't hurt, but that $207 million payroll is the least of baseball's competitive-balance problems.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2009
  14. Buster Olney: Signability still an MLB draft trump card

    Whether it's Tony Sanchez drafted this year at No 4 or Rick Porcello falling to No. 27 two years ago, odd picks continue to underscore draft issues the next CBA must address. Plus movement, analysis, injuries, and AccuWeather hits on Yankee homers.

    Blog | Conversation | June 10, 2009