Recent content from Phil Miller
A baseball season seems more possible, given the latest developments. But the length and shape of that season remains a mystery as players and owners trade proposals.
MLB's 67-page "operations manual" to address player safety was delivered to the union Friday night. But plenty of hurdles remain before Target Field is occupied again
Major League Baseball's detailed plans to address player safety during what it hopes will be a captivating, if shortened, 2020 season, leaked to several national media outlets.
Major League Baseball and its Players Union met Tuesday to discuss an owner-approved return to the diamond. Safety and money issues must be resolved to start the season. There were no reports of consensus reached.
Baseball officials have started their lobbying efforts, including a Monday briefing with Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz. Getting everyone to go along with the current plan is far from guaranteed.
As the Twins try to zero in on whom they might acquire in next month's amateur draft, it's hard not to think about what they'll miss out on, too.
MLB had hoped to implement a league-wide policy on ticket refunds during the pandemic, but this week decided to allow each team develop its own plan.
Ending the first extended disruption of a Major League Baseball season that wasn't about money might be even more difficult than it once appeared — because of money.
Winning more than 100 games for the first time in 54 years was a big deal to Twins fans, and it paid off for team ownership as well.
The notion of housing all MLB teams in Arizona and starting the season in smaller venues around the state faces significant hurdles, starting with the support of players.