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Rob Manfred glossed over it, ending many years of shouts with what certified as a shrug.
Throughout a Feb. 10 information convention, the Main League Baseball commissioner went level by level in updating the place the league and Gamers Affiliation stood in talks to finish the lockout. After a minute and a half of propaganda meant to indicate how a lot MLB has sacrificed – agreeing to a draft lottery to assist curb tanking, larger minimal wages for inexperienced gamers – Manfred introduced the brand new regular for baseball.
“We’ve agreed to a universal designated hitter,” Manfred mentioned, squashing practically 50 years of debate with seven phrases.