The Mariners’ owner is all about flexibility and my eyes hurt from all the rolling

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Adam Eaton has deluded himself into thinking suffering is good, actually

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The Washington City Paper ran a story on Sunday discussing the poor working and living conditions of low-level minor-league players in the Nationals’ system. For the most part, it’s full of the kind of information you’re already aware of if you’ve been opening up newsletters like this one, but then it gets to current Nats’ outfielder Adam Eaton, and what he has to say about minor-league exploitation. In short, it’s a net good! Who knew?

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If the Padres keep Chris Paddack down, is it service time manipulation?

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Sports betting is a labor issue, especially in MiLB

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Scott Boras hates the MLB Draft, too

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Draft pick compensation has got to go, again

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Carter Stewart chose Japan rather than MLB, and maybe that means something

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Bernie Sanders loves teachers, doesn’t hate baseball players

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Drafts are indefensible, unless you’re a team owner

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MLB’s desire for international draft is financial, not benevolent

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