With only hours before its current deal ran out and the beginning of a possible lock out, Major League Baseball and the players union agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement.
Details of the deal were reported by Joel Sherman of the New York Post and reported on MLB Network’s MLB Tonight show.
The last baseball work stoppage was in 1994. It lasted through the winter resulted in the World Series being canceled. Coming off a record and historic World Series, the league and union wanted to avoid a work stoppage at all costs.