A primer on the seemingly inevitable MLB lockout
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NEW YORK — Fans may want to take a mental snapshot of where they were, how they felt, and what they were doing when the 2021 World Series ended. Try to remember all those sensations and bottle them up for a cold and bleak winter without baseball, because this offseason could be longer than usual. When the clock strikes midnight on the night of Dec. 1, MLB’s group of owners are expected to lock out the players, barring an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement that currently seems as likely as the Orioles winning a World Series. A lockout would also bring a fresh sheet of ice to bas...