Here’s how a $15 minimum wage would impact minor-league pay

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Manny Machado pointed out some of MLB’s structural racism

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MLB’s international events, lack of WWE union, and [robot] sports cops

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MLB’s early collective bargaining sessions might just be theater

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The media still isn’t helping

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A look at the NHL and NBA offseasons (and what we can learn about MLB’s from them)

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MLB needs to change their domestic violence culture if there’s any hope

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Reader mailbag: A’s in Oakland, Eaton’s and Vargas’ non-apologies

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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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