MLB - One Step Closer

Nothing is final but it looks like we will have a baseball season starting in July. The proposed plan would include 60 games starting towards the end of July. I believe the players union initially rejected the 60 game schedule but at this point, I do not think they have much of a choice. They have contracts and if they want to get paid, they will need to play some baseball. I am not taking sides here, as I am just glad that it looks that we will get to see some baseball games. I am getting tired of watching recorded games and Shark Tank.

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Jun 24, 2020 - 9:35am

C'mon guys, I know you have work to do but let's talk baseball!

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Jun 24, 2020 - 9:38am

I read on ESPN that the National League with have DHs and if a game goes into extra innings, teams with start with a runner on second base. How odd.

I haven't read a thing about if they're going to allow fans in the stadiums like usual though, so I'm assuming they are - which is also incredibly odd given the state of the pandemic.

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Jun 24, 2020 - 11:53am

The guy on second is weird and that is what they do in the minors. The DH makes more sense, although I am not a fan of the DH concept. I realize that the games might be more exciting with more runs but I think the DH takes away from the strategy part of the game.

Jun 24, 2020 - 2:36pm

there's no way there will be fans in the stands... which means games can start at any time right? baseball all day every day!

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Jun 24, 2020 - 10:48am
thebrofessor:
the Orioles cannot possibly lose 100 games again

My dad is a lifelong Orioles fan. I feel for you both.

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Jun 24, 2020 - 5:27pm

That might be an acronym that only a Mets fan would know.

Jun 24, 2020 - 1:07pm

Sports! Need it, really gotta stop watching old games or idiots playing video games...

Go Braves!

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Jun 24, 2020 - 1:14pm
DC3:
Go Braves!

atlanta braves

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Jun 24, 2020 - 2:32pm

go mariners, maybe we can pull it off in a shortened season. i mean we did lead the al west last year after 20-30 games

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Jun 24, 2020 - 5:59pm

I'm psyched. Lots of weird things can happen in baseball over short stretches, so even our total loser M's might get hot.

On the other end, there's a 60-game cap on losses. I don't see a downside here if you root for a bad team.

"Son, life is hard. But it's harder if you're stupid." - my dad
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Jun 24, 2020 - 11:32pm

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