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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts briefly addressed comments made by his brother Pete Ricketts, the governor of Nebraska who apologized today for choosing his words 'poorly' in addressing African-American leaders in his state on Monday. Tom said he talked to Pete on Monday night: "He is a very respectful person and if he offended anyone I'm sure he did not mean to.”

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts on the activity/protests around Wrigley Field: "Our collective heart goes out to everyone who's been affected by the events over the past few days in Chicago. Terrible circumstances led to the things we've seen in the city. We support all the peaceful protesters and their right to gather and make their voices heard. Hopefully, we'll be able to work with some neighborhoods who have been impacted. We're going to redouble our efforts."

Jeff Passan ESPN 

For the players opting out: those who are considered "high-risk" would receive salary, whereas others would receive service time only. Further, players would receive $100 million total advance during the new spring training. Also: MLBPA proposes two years of playoff expansion.

Jeff Passan ESPN 

The MLBPA delivered a proposal to MLB on Sunday afternoon, a source familiar with it tells ESPN. It includes 114-game season that would end October 31, the right to opt out of the season for all players and potential deferral of salaries if 2020 the postseason were canceled.