MiLB issues statement on contraction stories

In response to recent stories in regard to Minor League Baseball teams being contracted, MiLB issued the following statement.

St. Petersburg, FL, April 21, 2020 — Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) issued the following
statement regarding a pair of articles published in recent weeks regarding the state of the
Professional Baseball Agreement (PBA):

“Recent articles on the negotiations between MiLB and Major League Baseball (MLB) are largely
inaccurate. There have been no agreements on contraction or any other issues. MiLB looks forward
to continuing the good faith negotiations with MLB tomorrow as we work toward an agreement that
best ensures the future of professional baseball throughout the United States and Canada.”

PBA Statement April 21 (1)