MLB Is Reportedly Finalizing A “Return-To-Play” Proposal

Six weeks past when the 2020 MLB season was about to begin, the MLB may be ready to reveal their “return-to-play” proposal. According to a report from ESPN, MLB will send a return-to-play proposal to players sometime in the next week.  

Major League Baseball expects to offer a return-to-play proposal to the MLB Players Association within a week, as teams have begun to encourage players to prepare for a “spring” training that could begin in mid-June and a season that could start in early July, sources familiar with the discussions told ESPN.

While dates are tentative, some teams are suggesting that players prepare for a July 1 start to the season, while other people involved think that timeline is unrealistic. Additionally, obstacles that still remain deciding what should happen if players don’t want to partake in the season, and figuring out what to do if a player tests positive for the coronavirus.

Sources: MLB finalizing return-to-play proposal


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