July 28, 2021

The Daily Chop: A big week ahead for potential 2020 season (Talking Chop)

With Major League Baseball expected to present an economic proposal to the union on Tuesday, this could be a pivotal week in terms of whether or not the 2020 season happens. Where there is plenty to lose for both sides with a lost season, ESPN’s Jeff Passan highlighted the many hurdles that the owners and players need to clear on their way to a deal.

Braves News

We continued our look at the depth of the Braves’ minor league system on Saturday with a closer look at the group of right-handed pitchers led by Kyle Wright.

Saturday’s flashback traveled back to the 2017 season and a walk-off, 6-5 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

MLB News

This week’s “SB Nation Reacts” survey centered on the job performance of Commissioner Rob Manfred and the results were not good.

Saturday was the 18-year anniversary of arguably the best individual offensive performance ever. Dodgers outfielder Shawn Green went 6-for-6 at the plate with six runs scored, four homers, five extra base hits, seven RBIs and 19 total bases in a 16-3 win over the Brewers.

Former Pirates infielder Jung Ho King is interested in resuming his career in his native Korea. However, Kang is facing a three-year…

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