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Panel Part II: MLB playoffs need fewer days off; shorter spring – USATODAY.com

Hunter and Hawkins say three and four weeks of spring training, rather than the current six, is enough time for hitters and pitchers, respectively, to prepare.

But revenue is a hurdle. Says Boras: “The trouble is that spring training is now about a $15 (million) to $20 million event for teams. They’re all making money.”

There was talk about returning the regular season to 154 games, but owners and players don’t want to forfeit eight games of revenue and salary, respectively.

via Panel Part II: MLB playoffs need fewer days off; shorter spring – USATODAY.com.

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