Negotiations will go until the deadline to reach an agreement

For the seventh consecutive day, the Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Players Association (MLBPA), have met in Jupiter Floridaholding negotiations to try to end the bosses’ strike.

The latest reports from various journalists have revealed that there has been no substantial progress between the two parties, and that tomorrow, Monday, February 28, they will meet for the last time.

Rob Manfredcommissioner of the MLB, indicated a few days ago that the deadline for a new work agreement would be February 28, and if it is not respected, the regular season would see games suspended.

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Jesse Rogers, journalist for ESPN, shared: “It was a productive day of talks, according to a league source. They will meet on Monday morning and will continue to try to reach an agreement before the end of the day/night. Productive doesn’t necessarily mean progress toward a deal tomorrow, but at least they’re still talking”.

On the other hand, Bob Nightengale of USA Today wrote, “It is unknown if there was any movement today, but they discussed many hypotheses in their one-day meetings. No formal proposals were exchanged and the two sides are still “far apart” on important issues”.

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The lockout began on Saturday 2, after the last labor agreement between the MLB and the MLBPA signed in 2016, came to an end.

I currently work as a web writer, specializing in NBA and NFL for Empresa EL DEBATE. I worked for 4 years and 5 months in the Sports section of the Printed Newspaper in Culiacán, covering various disciplines, being assigned to the source of Caballeros de Culiacán of CIBACOPA. I had the opportunity to cover the Barrios Basketball Tournament of EL DEBATE for 3 years, one in Mazatlán, 2 in Culiacán, as well as the National War Bands in Los Mochis. In the same way, I was present at various openings and closings of sporting events of the Company. My passion is basketball, so I am constantly researching burst sports, especially the NBA, and have created special works on relevant topics. I covered the Culiacán International Marathon twice, one of the most important events at the local and state level. I am an avid reader, who likes to constantly improve myself, both personally and professionally. I successfully attended the Digital Sports Journalism Workshop at the University of Guadalajara sponsored by EL DEBATE.

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