In reality, though, the CBA details a selection of changes that will make no major or immediate impact on the Orioles but rather on the top spenders and bottom feeders of the league:
As Tim Kurkjian concluded over on ESPN, baseball executives and the MLBPA were wise to work this out on peaceful terms. The game is now a 10-plus billion dollar industry in which owners would be to stop reeling in such hauls of cash and players would be frivolous to stop earning any money at all (beyond those with endorsement deals).
CBA information/recap from David Schoenfield (ESPN)
Salary graphic from Cork Gaines (Business Insider)