Super agent Scott Boras is no stranger to putting Major League Baseball on blast, and his battle against tanking clubs has a new proposal.
Based on the premise that MLB teams charge extra for tickets to high-profile matchups, Boras suggested fans should demand lower ticket prices for games featuring two tanking clubs.
“It will be like military day,” Boras told. “Come see the two tanks.”
Throughout the offseason, there has been growing concern over clubs intentionally trying to lose and increasing conjecture over collusion, leading to a slow free-agent market. With pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training early next week, a number of free agents remain unemployed including Boras' clients, , and .
Earlier in February, it was reported that the, in the midst of a rebuild, were having trouble selling their Opening Day tickets. "Hundreds, if not thousands, of tickets" remained available, according to .
Not coincidentally, the Tigers will host theon Opening Day, another club rumored to be tanking after trading away franchise cornerstones and .
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