Rule should give teams more flexibility
There are two conditions on Major League Baseball's bereavement rule that need some tweaking.
Updated: July 12, 2004, 2:14 PM ETBy Rick Sutcliffe | Special to ESPN Insider
Baseball's bereavement rule is in place to help players deal with family emergencies, and while that is definitely a good thing the rule needs some tweaking.
The rule states that players can leave the team in the event of a death in the family, but there are two conditions on the rule that need some changing.
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