Fantasy Baseball: Who gains and loses from MLB pandemic proposal to play 2020 season at spring training sites?

We still don’t know where or when, much less if, the 2020 season will begin. We just know it’ll be unlike any we’ve ever seen. There have been a number of proposals focusing on the “where,” and it seems like those specifically have captured the imagination of Fantasy Baseballers, leading Read more

Coronavirus: MLB debating playing games at spring training ballparks without fans, per report

Major League Baseball, like many sports leagues around the world, has been shut down indefinitely because of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Spring training was canceled altogether and 2020 Opening Day has been pushed back to at least mid-May, and that remains subject to change as the situation develops. MLB, Read more

SEC cancels 2020 spring meetings scheduled for May amid coronavirus outbreak

The SEC has canceled its 2020 spring meetings that were originally scheduled for the last week of May in Destin, Florida, due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. The conference will explore alternate methods to hold the meetings, which include conversations regarding rule changes, recognition of award winners and administrative meetings Read more

MLB coronavirus shutdown: Four weeks needed for second spring training, Blue Jays president says

Nearly 10 days have passed since Major League Baseball suspended operations in response to the spread of the novel coronavirus. Opening Day, which had been scheduled for this Thursday, will instead (likely) take place at some point later in the year, depending on the effectiveness of the containment strategies imposed Read more

Coronavirus: Cincinnati Reds spring training employee tests positive for COVID-19

The Cincinnati Reds announced Wednesday that an Arizona-based employee has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Reds’ spring training home is in Goodyear, Arizona, where the team was playing games until MLB suspended its season last Thursday. Here’s the Reds’ press release:  As part of our commitment to help prevent the spread Read more