- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 21, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - Baseball owners and major league umpires have ratified a five-year collective bargaining agreement that extends through the 2019.

Major League Baseball made the announcement Wednesday.

The deal was agreed to in late December and was subject to approval by MLB and the World Umpires Association. The previous agreement expired Dec. 31.

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