Government spending bill undercuts minor league ball players' suit over salaries

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Major League Baseball season starts today. But down in the minor leagues, players are often barely scraping by financially, with some making as little as $3000 for an entire season. Players have filed a lawsuit to change that, but a little-noticed provision in the recent spending bill makes it unlikely much will change.

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Guest:
Mary Pilon - author of “The Kevin Show: An Olympic Athlete’s Battle With Mental Illness.” - @marypilon

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Gina Pollack, Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole, Yael Even Or, Devan Schwartz