The MLB Lockout with Sports Econonist Andrew Zimbalist


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Andrew Zimbalist, Smith College Professor of Economics & Baseball expert sits down with Andrew Brandt on this week's Business Of Sports podcast to talk about Major League Baseball's lockout, specifically:

  • The acrimony between the players and owners (manipulation of service time) (6:02)
  • How the lockout is a negotiation ploy (9:05)
  • The future uncertainty of TV/Streaming Revenues (15:00)
  • Free Agency & Arbitration rights (16:25)
  • Why MLB has not had a salary cap (18:40)

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