2019 top draft pick, Oregon State's Adley Rutschman (USA Baseball)

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Seifert: What The MLB Draft’s Future Should Look Like

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With the current Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) due to expire after the 2021 season, change is likely in the works in many areas other than just the draft moving from New Jersey to Omaha. With revenues continuing to increase annually, MLB is now a $10.7 billion industry. Add in a $5.1 billion extension with FOX Sports, which begins in 2022 and runs through 2028, and everyone from the team owners to the players to the player agencies want a bigger piece of the pie. And all[…]

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