Players hope to finalize health and safety protocols

Statement from the Major League Baseball Players Association

NEW YORK, June 22 – TheMajor League Baseball Players Association today released the following statement:

The MLBPA Executive Board met multiple times in recent days to assess the status of our efforts to resume the 2020 season. 

Earlier this evening, the full Board reaffirmed the players’ eagerness to return to work as soon and as safely as possible.  To that end we anticipate finalizing a comprehensive set of health and safety protocols with Major League Baseball in the coming days, and we await word from the league on the resumption of spring training camps and a proposed 2020 schedule. 

While we had hoped to reach a revised back to work agreement with the league, the Players remain fully committed to proceeding under our current agreement and getting back on the field for the fans, for the game, and for each other.

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