Tag: Designated Hitter

The Major League Baseball Players Association rejected a proposal to expand the MLB playoffs going forward in exchange for a universal DH. (Image: USATSI)

Players Union Rejects Proposals for Universal DH, Expanded Playoffs in 2021

When Major League Baseball expanded its playoff format to 16 teams and made the designated hitter universal across both leagues, many observers thought these changes were here to stay, at least in some form. But the MLB Players Association has rejected a proposal to keep a universal DH in exchange […]