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  1. MLB labor talks -- Sides close to OKing draft tweaks, sources say...

    Buster Olney

    Major League Baseball and its union appear to be close to agreeing to a draft structure that will serve to restrain signing bonuses -- something commissioner Bud Selig has wanted -- and could eliminate first-round draft pick compensation, sources said.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2011
  2. MLB talks switching National League team to American League, sour...

    Buster Olney

    A form of realignment has been raised in labor talks between MLB and the players' union, according to three sources: Two leagues of 15 teams, rather than the current structure of 16 NL teams and 14 in the AL.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2011
  3. MLB's Type A casualties

    Buster Olney

    The talks for the labor agreement have dragged on longer than Major League Baseball had hoped. The dream in the commissioner's office was that there would be a settlement announced at the World Series, amid the pomp and circumstance and banners,...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  4. Type A free agents are seeing their markets shrink under the curr...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that while MLB's labor negotiations continue to drag on, free agents are left in limbo because the current compensation rules associate an early-round pick with Type A free agents. Plus, news on Matt Kemp's big deal and other topics.

    Blog | Conversation | November 15, 2011