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Rob Manfred Met with Bernie Sanders to Talk State of MLB Minor League Baseball

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is now fully part of the narrative surrounding potential changes to Minor League Baseball.

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred met with Sanders on Monday to discuss the possible changes and released a statement explaining the league understands the importance of teams to their local communities and puts an emphasis on player safety.

The statement, which Lindsey Adler of The Athletic shared, said the league is "committed to negotiating with Minor League Baseball to find solutions that balance the competing interests of local communities, MLB clubs, Minor League owners, and the young players who pursue their dream of becoming professional baseball players.