Major League Baseball (MLB) 2020 Season

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  1. Sylent

    Sylent Making Cybertron great again

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    Looks like baseball won't be starting for a while. Yesterday would have been opening day 2020.

    ESPN reports:


    MLB, union agree on stipulations for return
     
  2. Rodimus74

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    This thread probably won't even get to page 3.
     
  3. Sylent

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    If the Astros get caught cheating again, maybe. Covid-19 was probably the best thing to happen to that organization. Everyone forgot about them and their cheating scandal thanks to more pressing news.
     
  4. WishfulThinking

    WishfulThinking "Don't touch it! It's Zvil!"

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    MLB owners are now looking at an 80 game season with an expanded post-season. Play would begin around July 4th with 2-3 weeks of warm-ups in June. it would use empty stadiums to begin with the possibility of opening up to fans by maybe September. For those who think the season is too long and love post-season baseball, this is probably a dream come true. The only hold up on the plan is the player's union that has some soul searching to do over the idea of adjusted salaries, guarantees and risk.

    Assuming this plan pretty much goes through, how would your favorite teams fare in an 80 game season? With the expanded post-season (adding four more teams to the Wild Card), the odds of my KC Royals team making it to Wild Card seems good. They generally play best in the back half of the season. As long as their usual Spring Slump doesn't translate into a Summer Slump, I think they have a shot.