The Opening Drive

May 28, 2020 – Hour 1

7:00 Max Scherzer had this to say on Twitter last night: “After discussing the latest developments with the rest of the players, there’s no reason to engage with MLB in any further compensation reductions. We have previously negotiated a pay cut in the version of prorated salaries, and there’s no justification to accept a 2nd pay cut based upon the current information the union has received. I’m glad to hear other players voicing the same viewpoint and believe MLB’s economic strategy would completely change if all documentation were to become public information.” Randy and Michelle react to one of baseball’s biggest stars making a big statement for the MLBPA…7:15 We relive the magic of “BOOM BOOM GUNNARSSON!” Plus, a conversation about the NHL’s cap next season, and what it could mean for the future of Alex Pietrangelo in St. Louis…7:30 Garrett Broshuis is the co-founder of “Advocates for Minor Leaguers.” He joins Randy and Michelle to talk about the current financial state of both the MiLB and MLB. Also, Max Scherzer is a former college teammate of Garrett’s. He weighs-in on his friend’s comments…7:45 “TAKE IT or LEAVE IT” – Should grown adults without kids vacation at Disney World?

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