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MLB owners and players have come to terms on how the league will approach the coronavirus pandemic on several fronts. Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports

Major League Baseball and its players worked closely and swiftly to hash out what a shortened 2020 season might look like after the start of the campaign was .

nb游戏平台 proposed by owners on Thursday that called for the 2020 season to be reshaped to an extent. MLB owners followed suit the following day.

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nb游戏平台What exactly does this mean?

  • If the 2020 season is canceled altogether, vested MLB veterans would earn the same service time as they did in 2019. This means Mookie Betts and other impending free agents would still hit the market next winter.
  • Any player who has not made his MLB debut would lose a year of service time. It’s an issue that was brought up during the entire .
  • Minor-league players will still receive some sort of compensation should their season be canceled. The numerical value is not yet known.
  • MLB pledged $170 million to player salaries that it will divide among players in April and May. The hope is that the season can get started in June. But the expectation is that it , at the earliest.

It’s great to see these two sides come together and do what’s best for everyone involved. At a time of national emergency, it’s something other entities around the United States could use as an example.

This article first appeared on and was syndicated with permission.


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Answers only include starts for teams in their current iterations. Starts for franchises that relocated, such as the Montreal Expos or Brooklyn Dodgers, were not included in the list below. 

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ARZ / 6 / #51 / 2004
Randy Johnson
ATL / 8 / #35 / 1983
Phil Niekro
BAL / 6 / #22 / 1980
Jim Palmer
BAL / 6 / #35 / 2000
Mike Mussina
BOS / 8 / #21 / 1996
Roger Clemens
CHC / 7 / #31 / 1983
Ferguson Jenkins
CHW / 9 / #56 / 2011
Mark Buehrle
CIN / 6 / #36 / 1988
Mario Soto
CLE / 7 / #19 / 1949
Bob Feller
COL / 2 / #30 / 1997
Kevin Ritz
COL / 2 / #57 / 1999
Darryl Kile
COL / 2 / #10 / 2002
Mike Hampton
COL / 2 / #32 / 2006
Jason Jennings
COL / 2 / #28 / 2009
Aaron Cook
COL / 2 / #38 / 2011
Ubaldo Jimenez
COL / 2 / #29 / 2016
Jorge De La Rosa
COL / 2 / #55 / 2018
Jon Gray
DET / 11 / #47 / 1990
Jack Morris
HOU / 8 / #44 / 2010
Roy Oswalt
KC / 7 / #55, #17 / 1999
Kevin Appier
LAA / 7 / #36 / 2015
Jered Weaver
LAD / 8 / #22 / 2018
Clayton Kershaw
MIA / 3 / #21 / 2005
Josh Beckett
MIA / 3 / #55 / 2012
Josh Johnson
MIL / 6 / #15 / 2008
Ben Sheets
MIN / 9 / #22 / 2005
Brad Radke
NYM / 11 / #41 / 1983
Tom Seaver
NYY / 7 / #16 / 1966
Whitey Ford
NYY / 7 / #30 / 1974
Mel Stottlemyre
NYY / 7 / #49 / 1986
Ron Guidry
OAK / 6 / #34 / 1995
Dave Stewart
PHI / 14 / #32 / 1986
Steve Carlton
PIT / 7 / #19 / 1962
Bob Friend
SD / 4 / #35 / 1980
Randy Jones
SD / 4 / #30 / 1989
Eric Show
SD / 4 / #44 / 2009
Jake Peavy
SEA / 11 / #34 / 2018
Felix Hernandez
SF / 10 / #27 / 1973
Juan Marichal
STL / 10 / #45 / 1975
Bob Gibson
TB / 4 / #33 / 2012
James Shields
TB / 4 / #22 / 2018
Chris Archer
TEX / 6 / #49 / 1989
Charlie Hough
TOR / 7 / #32 / 2009
Roy Halladay
WAS / 4 / #37 / 2017
Stephen Strasburg
WAS / 4 / #31 / 2019
Max Scherzer

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