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Major League Baseball and the MLB Player's Association met again on Tuesday, and while they did not reach a deal, there was some progress made between the two parties.

According to ESPN's Jeff Passan, MLB agreed to accept parameters of a pre-arbitration bonus pool for top 30 WAR. MLBPA was seeking $105 million, but the league only offered $10 million.

Passan points out that a pre-arb bonus pool gets the best young players paid more, but the MLBPA was "laughing" at the $10 million offer from the league. That is far too low for what they are looking for.

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Additionally, the league offered minimum raise to $615K, while the MLBPA wants $775K. MLB also withdrew their offer to change arbitration structure.

Tuesday's meeting was the second time that the two parties met this week. MLB and the MLBPA met on Monday as well, making some progress towards a new CBA. 

However, a deal between the league and player's remains subject to ample negotiations. Still, it's encouraging to see the two sides able to discuss and either withdraw or accept offers in order to get a deal done, and officially end the lockout so the season can begin on time. 

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