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Major League Baseball has rejected the union's proposal for a 114-game season, according to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal

The MLBPA submitted a proposal to the league on May 31 based on a 114-game season that would start on June 30 and end on Oct. 31. The additional games⁠—32 more than the owners' 82-game proposal⁠—would have allowed players to collect an additional 20% of their salaries if they are paid on a per-game basis.

According to Rosenthal, MLB said it would not send a counter to the MLBPA's proposal. Instead, the league reportedly has begun to discuss plans with owners on playing a shorter season without fans.

In addition, MLB is reportedly making itself available to discuss additional ideas with the union, particularly on resuming the season without fans.

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MLB players and owners have been engaged in a labor dispute over compensation as both sides reportedly remain divided on a solution for the 2020 season amid the coronavirus pandemic. In negotiations, owners have proposed a sliding pay cut with top players taking the biggest hits. Meanwhile, players want to be paid on a pro-rated basis based on the percentage of games played of the original 162-game season.

While MLB continues negotiations to begin playing games in 2020, the NHL and NBA have moved closer to resuming their seasons. The NHLPA has approved a 24-team playoff format to return to play, while the NBA is reportedly expected to invite 22 teams to Orlando, Fla. to resume the season on July 31.