A-Rod, bidding for Mets, wants players to accept cap system
July 17, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez, among four groups of bidders for a possible purchase of the New York Mets, called for baseball players accept the type of revenue-sharing system that is tied to a salary cap and sparked quick opposition from the union.
Following the collapse of labor talks dealing with the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, relations between Major League Baseball and the players' association are at the lowest point in a quarter-century. The sides appear headed to a spring training lockout in 2022.
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