Joy to the world. Major League Baseball has come to an agreement, both the owners and the players union on a five-year pact.
A couple hours before the deadline expired and the threat of a lockout loomed, the sides reached an agreement. There will be the Winter Meetings, free agency, all the hot-stove events will be business as usual.
Most importantly, the sport is in really good shape right now and there is no speed bump or reason to be sad. Being my paranoid self and that baseball is a huge part of my everyday life, I couldn’t help but worry a little bit about the greed of the figureheads that control the game.
The details, and one will note that there are no huge structural changes to baseball:
Overall, a really great night in baseball history. I sure the Hell did not want to write about the strike.
Let baseball commence.