Major League Baseball owners and players haven't yet decided on an economic plan that suits both sides. MLB's latest proposal, a tiered/sliding-scale salary model, produces drastic cuts — but the players aren't having it.
While there’s still work to be done on that front and, thus, work to be done to get a 2020 MLB season at all, there is some hope in a different facet of the game.
In early discussions about a new-look, coronavirus-shortened season, the idea of a universal designated hitter came to light. Due to the extreme circumstances and sides, both the American League and National League could employ a DH in 2020 under this plan.
Now, per Jon Heyman, that’s a go:
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