The players and owners agreed on a 60 game season, to begin around July 23.
Here are some of the key points:
• Teams will open the season with a 30-man active roster; it will be reduced to 28 players after two weeks, then to 26 after...
It appears clubs will bring players either to their spring training sites or their home ballparks to get ready for a season. Starting date is early July and they will play 80-85 games with some 7-inning double header games scheduled (like minor league double headers). Not sure what happens to...
When baseball comes back, the game will need to adjust a bit to the split spring training that they have had.
Here are a few possible changes that I could see happening.
1. Expand rosters to 28 for the first month to allow another pitcher to be added to teams.
2. DH in the National League is...
MLB is giving away $1MM to the person who guesses which players will lead the majors in certain categories -- homers, hits, pitching wins, pitching strikeouts, team wins, world series championships, MVPs, Cy Youngs, and All star games selected to.
With the commissioner's office putting teams on notice that they will not tolerate the Astros' hitters being thrown at, will the hitters have an advantage, knowing that most of the pitchers, especially the flame-throwing relievers, will pitch them on the outer third of the plate? Only a pitcher...
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Add 2 teams per league. Top seed in each league gets a 1st round bye and seeds 2-4 have a chance to pick their opponent from the 5-7 seeds. All first round games are played at the higher seed's home park.