Major League Baseball Opening Day Schedules Set After Lockout Delay
With Spring Training open, Major League Baseball is officially on its way to being prepared for the 2022 season, with Opening Day less than a month away. The lengthy lockout means that the start of the regular season is a hair later than it would have originally been, but... Read more
MLB Owners, Players Agree to New CBA, Opening Day Set for April 9
Just hours after announcing that more games would have to be cancelled, Major League Baseball and its players finally came to a deal on a new collective bargaining agreement late Thursday, saving the full 162 game schedule. The deal ended a 99-day lockout by the owners, and paved the... Read more
MLB Cancels More Early-Season Games Amid Labor Impasse
Thursday Evening Update: The players and owners have reportedly reached an agreement, paving the way for an April 7 start to the season. The deal is subject to a vote Thursday evening before it is finalized. Details here: https://www.mlb.com/news/mlb-mlbpa-agree-to-cbA Major League Baseball’s opening day was moved back for a... Read more
MLB Cancels Games as Players, Owners Fail to Reach Deal by Deadline
For the second time in three years, Major League Baseball will have a delayed Opening Day – but this time it has nothing to do with COVID or safety precautions. MLB owners announced that the first two series of the season would be cancelled after the players and owners... Read more
MLB Will Cancel Start of Season if Deal Not Reached by Monday
Major League Baseball’s owners have reportedly set a deadline – if a new collective bargaining agreement with the players is not reached by Monday, it will force the cancellation of games at the beginning of the regular season, currently scheduled for March 31. The league opted to lock players... Read more
Major League Baseball Continuing to Sell 2022 Tickets Despite Current Lockout
Major League Baseball is currently in the midst of its first work stoppage in more than 25 years, following the expiration of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the league’s teams and the Major League Baseball Players Association at midnight last Wednesday. Until a deal is reached, no teams can... Read more
TickPick Hires MLB Vet as VP of Data and Analytics
TickPick has announced that it has hired Matt Horton as vice president of data and analytics, bringing in the longtime Major League Baseball staffer to its New York-based ticket resale marketplace. Prior to this move, Horton spent over 14 years with the league’s central office, most recently serving as... Read more
MLB Vaccinate at the Plate Offers Tickets, Incentives to Fans in June
Major League Baseball announced that its 30 clubs would be offering incentives to unvaccinated fans as part of a June program called “MLB Vaccinate At The Plate.” Details for many teams have already been released, but others are pending as the month enters its second week. The drive is... Read more
Georgia Businesses Sue MLB Over Relocation of All-Star Game
Major League Baseball was sued earlier this week over the relocation of the All-Star Game from Atlanta to Colorado, with the plaitiffs pursuing a $1.1 billion judgement. The Job Creators Network, a conservative group, brought the lawsuit, naming MLB and the MLB Players Association over their decision to move... Read more
MLB Franchises Suing Insurers Over Lost Ticketing Revenue
Major League Baseball and all 30 of its franchises have filed a lawsuit against their insurance providers, citing billions of dollars in losses due to pandemic-related bans on fans attending games. The lawsuit was filed in October in California Superior Court in Alameda County, California. It was initially reported... Read more