- The Washington Times - Monday, June 22, 2020

The Major League Baseball Players Association voted against the league’s latest proposal of a 60-game season at full pro rata salary by a vote of 33 to 5, ESPN reported Monday.

The vote means the players and owners have reached a stalemate after weeks of tense negotiations, and Commissioner Rob Manfred likely will enforce a shorter season of around 50 games, per the original agreement from late March.

When the owners first proposed a 60-game season, the players countered with a proposal involving a 70-game schedule, but the owners said they would not counter.

All 30 team representatives received a vote on Monday’s call, along with the eight members of the executive committee, which includes Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer.

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