has arrived, and the owners report they are willing to miss a month's worth of games.
was scheduled to begin on March 31st, but according to sources the owners have struck a more threatening tone.
Have already started preparing for a couple months with no baseball. There is a full MLBPA training facility in Arizona, and players are allowed to play internationally during a lockout.
won't receive their base salary if the lockout extends into the regular season, but they will still get deferred salary and bonuses from their contracts.
paid players $10k every 2 weeks of missed games during the 1994-1995 lockout and will cover healthcare costs while providing 0 interest loans. Also at stake is the expanded post-season, which might come off the table if the regular season is missed.
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