Beyond being incredibly short-sighted and solely motivated by money, Rob Manfred‘s idea of canceling the 2020 MLB Draft would not only damage the lives of high school and college athletes (and their families) who are already suffering, but it would also miss a big opportunity for MLB to steal the spotlight and create some good PR.

UPDATE: It appears Manfred caved under our incessant pressure from Wednesday’s podcast as the owners and MLB Players Association reached an agreement to NOT cancel the 2020 Draft. However, Manfred remains on Asshole of the Week probation for merely mentioning the idea of canceling it. Tread lightly, Robert…


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