The MLB lockout has already claimed a week of regular season games, with seemingly no end in sight as both parties continue to point the finger at the other. However, there was another slight glimmer of hope when the MLB announced a last-ditch effort that could have possibly saved a full season, laying out some key points that would need to be discussed for the saving of regular-season games to occur. Unfortunately, the latest update from commissioner Rob Manfred is another bad one for fans, as reported by Jon Heyman of MLB Network.

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred announced that another week of MLB regular-season games have been canceled. This means that games through April 13 have been canceled, which will essentially be the first two weeks of the season.

Manfred released a statement, via MLB reporter Marly Rivera.

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The MLB went through another late-night lockout bargaining session, as Manfred noted, but still remain without a deal. The commissioner notably struck up a different tone with the players, at least from his previous rhetoric, saying that the league has the “utmost respect” for the players.

It's unclear if the two sides are any closer to a deal, though it doesn't seem likely, given that the players will be missing out on two weeks' worth of pay now.

Things could get worse before they get better.