While we’re still not exactly sure how—or if—the 2020 MLB season will play out, because of all the rule changes and roster ramifications, there still could be a handful of new, young players who emerge… More
The Dodgers on Sunday afternoon announced their player pool for the 2020 season, including 28 pitchers, five catchers, seven infielders, seven outfielders and four infielders/outfielders.
Baseball is officially back, and it will be a bit different this season. Players will report for Spring Training 2.0 on July 1, with the first official practice on July 3. The regular season is slated to begin either July 23 or 24.
While the confirmation of a 2020 season has already brought overwhelming excitement to the state of Major League Baseball, the coronavirus has caused about an equal amount of caution and hesitancy among most teams moving forward.
Baseball is back. Mookie Betts will play meaningful games in Dodger Blue.
Late Tuesday afternoon, after many failed attempts and halted negotiations, the Major League Baseball Players Association and Major League Baseball reached an agreement to start the 2020 season. Play for the year had been halted in mid-March due to the rapid spread of Covid-19 around the country and the world.
After several months of back-and-forth negotiations, Major League Baseball announced on Monday evening that the 2020 season has been scheduled to proceed under an agreement previously reached in March between the owners and the players’ union. The announcement indicates that the owners unanimously agreed to launch the campaign after further negotiations with the players failed to result in a deal.
From logistics standpoint, the chances of an actual Major League Baseball season in 2020 still seem highly possible. After all, Commissioner Rob Manfred still has the ability to unilaterally mandate a shortened season per an agreement in March, coupled with the idea that teams could conceivably play wherever the hotspots of the coronavirus are not.
While there definitely was a lot more talk and posturing this week, we are no further along in really knowing whether there will be actual baseball this season.
At one point during the weekend, the vast majority of fans around the world were near certain they would see at least some Major League Baseball action this year.
In what has been a drawn out saga through a long spring without sports, it appears that baseball might finally be close to returning.
The Dodgers on Thursday evening announced their five selections of the second day of the 2020 MLB Draft, taking right-handed pitcher Landon Knack out of East Tennessee State University in the second round, right-handed pitcher Clayton Beeter from Texas Tech University in the Competitive Balance Round B, outfielder Jake Vogel from Huntington Beach High School in the third round, catcher Carson Taylor out of Virginia Tech University in the fourth round and right-handed pitcher Gavin Stone from the University of Central Arkansas in the fifth round.