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2020 Schedule
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11h

3B Devers joins Red Sox for summer camp

Boston Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers practiced at Fenway Park on Wednesday for the first time since the Red Sox opened summer camp.

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2d

Lawyer wants settlements in Red Sox abuse case

An attorney representing 21 men who claimed they were abused by a former Red Sox clubhouse manager who died in 2005 has tried again to open negotiations -- without success.

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5d

Sano, LeMahieu, Perez among positive cases

Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano, New York Yankees infielder DJ LeMahieu and Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez are among a host of MLB players who have tested positive for the coronavirus, it was revealed Saturday.

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6dJoon Lee

Red Sox, Astros adapt parks for camps, season

The Red Sox and Astros are adapting their stadiums for summer camps and the upcoming season to address health and safety rules to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

ESPN has learned that more than half of all intake testing is almost complete as MLB prepares for preseason workouts to officially resume tomorrow. General information about the results will be released in the next 24-48 hours, but will not have identifying factors in order to protect players' privacy. As previously reported, COVID-19 related information won't be disclosed without players' permission.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Manager Luis Rojas confirms Mets hitting coach Chili Davis will be working remotely. Rojas also said all Mets players have reported to "summer camp" and are currently undergoing the intake and COVID-19 testing process.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

In a statement to ESPN, MLB said it wouldn't disclose COVID-19 related information without an individual's permission. MLB does plan to publish general testing information, for example, number of tests and positive results, but with no player names or identifying characteristics.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

MLB statement to ESPN regarding teams not naming players that test positive for coronavirus: "Because COVID-19 is not considered an employment-related injury, we will respect the privacy of the players who test positive or who are under evaluation, and we will defer to their wishes regarding public updates about their status. Without their voluntary permission, we will not disclose any COVID-19 related information."

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

When players report to the second "spring training," they will be required to undergo “intake screenings,” which will include a COVID-19 saliva test and a COVID-19 antibodies blood test. All players will be tested for COVID-19 at least every other day during the season, or more frequently if deemed necessary.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Important MLB deadlines this week: All player transactions that were suspended during the “Transaction Freeze” that was a part of the March agreement will resume tomorrow, Friday, June 26th, at 12pm ET. By 4pm ET on Sunday, June 28th, each club must submit to MLB a list of up to 60 players who will be eligible to play during the 2020 season.

Torii Hunter explains why he never wanted to play in Boston (1:23)
14d
The challenges of MLB's safety protocols (0:43)
14d
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15d

Tigers, M's, Red Sox announce positive tests

Members of the Tigers, Mariners and Red Sox organizations have tested positive for COVID-19, team executives said. No names were released.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Players have agreed to report by July 1st but MLB understands that some of them may not be able to meet that timeline because of immigration or other travel reasons.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

MLB's 60-game schedule will largely feature divisional play (~40 games); rest of games will be against the opposite league's corresponding geographical division (AL East v NL East; AL Central v NL Central; AL West v NL West). Commissioner Manfred: “Major League Baseball is thrilled to announce that the 2020 season is on the horizon. We have provided the Players Association with a schedule to play 60 games and are excited to provide our great fans with Baseball again soon.”

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred announced that Major League Baseball anticipates beginning its 2020 regular season approximately one month from today, on July 23rd or July 24th.

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16dDavid Schoenfield

Baseball's top 60 storylines for a 60-game MLB season

Mookie Betts wearing Dodger blue, Gerrit Cole in pinstripes. A wild sprint from start to finish. Here's what we're most excited to see when the 2020 season finally begins.

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.6717th
Quality Starts0Tied-1st
WHIP1.5225th
BAA.27526th
Runs9120th
Batting Average.24714th
On Base Percentage.32916th
Slugging Percentage.39019th