MLB Points To Win Over Minor Leaguers In Scouts' Appeal

Law360, New York (July 10, 2017, 8:45 PM EDT) -- Faced with a Second Circuit appeal by scouts who say Major League Baseball unlawfully suppresses their wages, the league on Friday pointed to a ruling last month by the Ninth Circuit upholding a nearly century-old baseball antitrust exemption, arguing the exclusion of the pay claims by minor league ballplayers, in that case, shows that the scouts’ claims should similarly be dismissed.

Former Kansas City Royals scout Jordan Wyckoff and former Colorado Rockies scout Darwin Cox have asked the appellate court to reverse a district court decision...
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