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Amidst the uncertainty surrounding the 2020 Minor League baseball season, David Price, the Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher, is reported to be paying $ 1
As first reported by the baseball journalist Francys Romero and confirmed by Alden Gonzalez of ESPN, Price pays around 200 Dodgers Minor Leaguers who are not on the 40-man list in June.
Kyle Glaser from Baseball America The Dodgers are reported to be among the teams committed to paying their minor leaders $ 400 a week by June.
On Tuesday, Illustrated sport‘s Stephanie Apstein received an email from David Forst, General Manager of Oakland Athletics, informing the team’s minor leaders that their weekly scholarship would end after May 31.
The 2020 minor league baseball season has yet to be officially canceled, but ESPNs Jeff Passan reports it’s a “Almost certain “after hundreds of players were more likely to be cut on Thursday.
Passan noted that the total number of cuts could “be more than 1,000”.
How Part of an agreement Between MLB and the MLB Players Association signed in March, the teams paid a combined $ 170 million to 40-man roster players from March 26 through May 24, according to the Associated Press.
The Dodgers acquired Price in February as part of the Mookie Betts deal with the Boston Red Sox.