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Morning Mound Visit

The Daily SABR Link Round-Up

Morning Mound Visit: Reds sign Tommy Pham to one-year deal

Arguably the best remaining free agent outfielder is off the board.

Morning Mound Visit: Ghost runner rule reinstated

unloads clip "Why won’t you die!?"

Morning Mound Visit: MLB and MLBPA considering reinstating ghost runner rule

Just when you thought the nightmare was over

Morning Mound Visit: Freddie Freeman signs six-year, $162 million deal with Dodgers

The Dodgers must be stopped

Morning Mound Visit: Matt Olson’s extension marks a new era for Atlanta

Olson signed an eight-year, $168 million extension with Atlanta on Tuesday.

Morning Mound Visit: Reactions to Jesse Winker, Eugenio Suárez, and Matt Olson trades

The Reds continue their fire sale and the A’s lost a Matt

Morning Mound Visit: The hot stove is lit but no one wanted to admit they were tampering

With the lockout officially over, teams are welcome to sign free agents and make trades, but the bonanza didn’t kick off last night.

Morning Mound Visit: MLB cancels another week of games

Opening Day won’t be until April 14 at the earliest

Morning Mound Visit: No deal yet, MLB extends deadline

The league and the union negotiated for 17 hours and will resume Wednesday morning

Morning Mound Visit: MLB expected to cancel another week of games

MLB has given the union until this afternoon to accept a deal. If they refuse, it’ll hack another week off the season.

Morning Mound Visit: A $220 million CBT is too much for four owners

The owners of the Diamondbacks, Reds, Angels, and Tigers thought the owner’s office was too generous.

Morning Mound Visit: A shortened season is what the owners always wanted

If the billionaires wanted a full season of baseball, they would have gotten it.

Morning Mound Visit: Rob Manfred cancels first two series of the season

Manfred gleefully cancelled games despite earlier saying losing part of the regular season would be a "disastrous outcome."

Morning Mound Visit: Deal not made before arbitrary deadline

After a long day of Dan Halem walking back and forth, MLB is pushing back the deadline to 5 p.m. ET.

Morning Mound Visit: MLB reasserts February 28 deadline

If a deal isn’t done by the end of the month, games will be canceled.

Morning Mound Visit: MLB again balks at union’s reasonable proposal

The league once again asked for a federal mediator and the player’s refused.

Morning Mound Visit: MLB and MLBPA meet for more than 15 minutes

The two sides had a long meeting Monday. Was it productive?

Morning Mound Visit: Eric Kay found guilty of causing Tyler Skaggs’ death

Morning Mound Visit: MLB and MLBPA to meet again Thursday

Negotiations continue the day after all pitchers and catchers were due to report

Morning Mound Visit: MLB and MLBPA agree upon universal DH and draft lottery

Fare thee well random pitcher dingers. You were too pure for this world.

Morning Mound Visit: Rob Manfred to address media Thursday

Reports are that the commissioner will announce a delay to spring training

Morning Mound Visit: Eric Kay trial begins

Kay faces felony charges of distributing opioids and causing the opioid-related death of Tyler Skaggs

Morning Mound Visit: US labor secretary offers assistance in CBA negotiations

The union rejected federal mediation, but the government wants to get involved anway.

Morning Mound Visit: MLB asking for government mediator to negotiate end to lockout it started

They’ve tried nothing and they’re all out of ideas.

Morning Mound Visit: MLB and MLBPA interested in universal DH

It’s one of the few things the two sides apparently agree on.

Morning Mound Visit: Little progress made in CBA negotiations

It’s a good thing there are 147 photos of the ball and lock in the photo tool.

Morning Mound Visit: MLB and MLBPA to meet Tuesday

Spring training will likely be delayed.

Morning Mound Visit: Details of a potential draft lottery

A lottery would exist to discourage tanking.

Morning Mound Visit: MLB still considering WAR-based bonus pools

It’s bad!

Morning Mound Visit: Some progress made in negotiations to end lockout

Plus, David Ortiz voted into Hall of Fame

Morning Mound Visit: MLB and MLBPA to meet again Tuesday

The players and the league will continue negotiations after Monday’s heated meeting.

Morning Mound Visit: MLBPA to make counteroffer Monday

Plus, Stuart Sternberg’s dumb idea is dead and robo umps are coming to AAA.