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Minor League Baseball on reducing number of teams: ‘No agreements on contraction’

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Minor League Baseball has issued a statement saying that it has not made any deals to reduce the number of affiliated teams at this point.

Minor League Baseball’s corporate office in Florida (Wikimedia Commons)

“There have been no agreements on contraction or any other issues,” the organization said in its statement on Tuesday afternoon. “MiLB looks forward to continuing the good faith negotiations with MLB on Wednesday as we work toward an agreement that best ensures the future of professional baseball throughout the United States and Canada.”

This disputes an earlier report from J.