Michael Weiner, who guided Major League Baseball players through three collective bargaining agreements and in 2009 became executive director of the MLB Players Association, died after a 15-month battle with brain cancer. He was 51.
Any suspensions of Major League Baseball players from a drug investigation tied to a Florida anti-aging clinic probably won’t be served this season, union head Michael Weiner said, according to the Associated Press.
U.S. stocks rose, rebounding from the first monthly loss since October, and metals led commodities higher as reports bolstered optimism in manufacturing from Japan to the U.S. The yen weakened while Treasuries erased early losses to trade little changed.