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Written by Maury Brown   
Monday, 21 November 2011 18:12

MLBWithout the rancor that has befallen the NFL and NBA, Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Union will announce a new 5-year labor agreement tomorrow in New York. Commissioner Selig and MLBPA Executive Director Michael Weiner will make the announcement of the memorandum of understanding of the new CBA at 1pm ET.

The deal sees considerable changes from the agreement set to expire on Dec. 11, including changes to the amateur draft, compensation for loss of free agents at both the league and international level, additional players eligible for salary arbitration, blood-testing for hGH has part of the drug policy, the addition of 2 Wild Card teams, interleague play year-round, the move of the Houston Astros to the AL West to balance the league at 15 teams at piece in the AL and NL.

SEE DETAILS OF THE CHANGES EXPECTED TO BE ANNOUNCED TOMORROW


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