MLB Set to Return for 60-Game Schedule

  • (Above) In this Nov. 21, 2019, file photo, baseball commissioner Rob Manfred speaks to the media at the owners meeting in Arlington, Texas. The chance that there will be no Major League Baseball season increased substantially Monday, June 15, 2020, when the commissioner's office told the players' association it will not proceed with a schedule amid the coronavirus pandemic unless the union waives its right to claim management violated a March agreement between the feuding sides. LM Otero AP Photo
    (Above) In this Nov. 21, 2019, file photo, baseball commissioner Rob Manfred speaks to the media at the owners meeting in Arlington, Texas. The chance that there will be no Major League Baseball season increased substantially Monday, June 15, 2020, when the commissioner's office told the players' association it will not proceed with a schedule amid the coronavirus pandemic unless the union waives its right to claim management violated a March agreement between the feuding sides. LM Otero AP Photo
  • (Above) In this Feb. 19, 2017, file photo, Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Tony Clark answers questions at a news conference in Phoenix. Morry Gash AP Photo
    (Above) In this Feb. 19, 2017, file photo, Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Tony Clark answers questions at a news conference in Phoenix. Morry Gash AP Photo
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball issued a 60-game schedule Tuesday night that will start July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks as the sport tries to push ahead amid the coronavirus following months of acrimony. A dramatically altered season with games full of new rules was the final result of failed financial negotiations. But for fans eager to see any baseball this year, at least now they can…

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