Minor League Baseball is one of the hardest hit sports from the Pandemic, with more than 400 minor league players being released. But many major league teams want to keep their other players in tact, so they are now extending their stipends to the those players.
At least 16 major league teams have told their minor leaguers, they will continue to provide allowances after the May 31st expiration of Major league baseball’s policy guarantying those players 400 dollars a week. The Houston Astros, Miami Marlins and Seattle Mariners are promising payments through August. The Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, and Chicago White Sox are committing through June.
Source: NewsNet | MLB Teams extending Stipends for Minor Leaguers