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The Daily Chop: 1998 NLCS, Arizona plan discussion and more

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The biggest baseball related story of the weekend was that Commissioner Rob Manfred is expected to suspend Uniform Employee Contracts which will in turn open the door for teams to furlough employees or reduce pay according to a report by The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal.

The Braves, Phillies and Giants have already that have committed to pay employees through the end of May. Teams would not be required to take such measures but it would be available as an option as the 2020 season remains on hold.

Braves News

We continued our look back at the 1998 NLCS on Sunday with a look at Game 3 and a 4-1 loss to the Padres. Good news though, we have a win coming up on Monday.

Our daily flashback series traveled back to April 19, 2012 and a 10-2 smackdown of the Diamondbacks.

Braves Podcasts

Brad and Scott discussed the potential Arizona plan that has been discussed and talked about their favorite memories in Braves history on the latest episode of the Talking Chop Podcast. If you haven’t, please subscribe and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts.

Good friend of the site Grant McAuley went through some of the worst trades in team history and interviewed Braves legend Dale Murphy about the 1990 trade that sent him to Philadelphia.