MLB Players Union Responds To League’s Proposed Safety Measures
The MLB Players Association is still in negotiations with the league surrounding a proposed plan for a truncated 2020 season. One of the issues presented to the union by team owners was a 67-page draft of new safety rules for the season, which has reportedly garnered a response from... Read more
New MLB Safety Rules Proposed As Season Negotiations Take Place
In an effort to move forward with a truncated season, the MLB has laid out new safety criteria to ensure players and personnel stay healthy. The proposed MLB safety rules, which were obtained by outlets like the Associated Press, are subject to approval by the MLB Players Association as... Read more
MLB Owners Reportedly Approve Plan To Start Season In July
The 2020 MLB season could start in early July according to a plan approved by team owners, outlets like ESPN and the Associated Press report. Owners are said to present the plan to the MLB Players Association Tuesday for approval in hopes of launching the season after a months-long... Read more
Taiwan Baseball Fans Allowed Into Stadium Under Safety Measures
Baseball fans in the U.S. are still waiting to hear the words “play ball!” In Taiwan, however, games have been ongoing and recently featured a new addition: in-stadium fans. Taiwan’s Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) has now begun allowing fans back into ballparks for games after consulting with health... Read more
MLB Reportedly Close To Submitting Season Proposal To Union
Baseball fans may soon have some answers as to when and how the 2020 season may begin. The league is reportedly gearing up to submit a proposal plan to the players union ironing out the details of the delayed season. ESPN’s Jeff Passan reported Wednesday that officials would present... Read more
Study: Sports Fans Favor Prompt Return Without Crowds Over Waiting
With most sports on hold for the last two months, fans are eager to end their days of deprivation. According to a survey conducted by ESPN, a majority of sports fans would welcome the return of games and televised competition even if they are played without crowds in attendance.... Read more
MLB Season Launch Date Of July 1 Reportedly Unlikely
As the MLB season delay continues, questions remain as to when and how teams could take the field. Optimistic reports in recent weeks said that games could start in late June or early July, though the reported logistics surrounding the site and environment of games has varied. Hype was... Read more
Major League Baseball Teams Outline Ticket Refund Policies
After drawing backlash and even a lawsuit from angered fans, the MLB has allowed its 30 clubs to roll out their own ticket refund policies as the 2020 season remains in limbo. Most teams have taken the liberty to grant fans refunds, though some are operating under the terms... Read more
California Governor Outlines Phases For Return Of Live Events
California Governor Gavin Newsom has a plan to reopen the state in multiple stages, citing when sports games can return with and without fans. Newsom revealed the multi-stage plan during a recent daily address, noting that “the prospect of mass gatherings is negligible, at best, until we get to... Read more
MLB Season Could Reportedly Launch In June In Home Stadiums
Baseball fans have already missed out on a month of the 2020 season due to the coronavirus, however, there may be good news in the works. A new report from USA Today suggests that the MLB season is aiming to get underway in late June not in a hub... Read more