It appears negotiations between the MLB owners and players’ union have hit a standstill.

Despite efforts from both sides to reach an agreement, there are pressing issues that have yet to be addressed during talks. As it stands, the two sides are still working to address player safety and compensation.

There is no telling when – or if – baseball will return this summer.

For the latest installment of the 20th and Blake podcast, resident Rockies’ reporter Aniello Piro dishes out his take about the state of the game.

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