D-backs coronavirus update: David Peralta and Kevin Ginkel cleared to return, Calhoun tests positive for virus
Today sheds some light on previous absences in camp over the weekend
June 1st had been a soft deadline to come to terms in order to start the season around the 4th of July weekend.
Major League Baseball's battle with the 2020 outbreak of the COVID-19 (a.k.a. Novel Coronavirus) outbreak and subsequent suspension of baseball games and activities.
To deal with the shorter ramp-up period, MLB is allowing teams to carry three additional players on their active roster for the first month of the season once it resumes.
While we’re waiting for a timetable of when baseball games will resume, teams will not be able to make any roster transactions.
Let’s unpack all the details from this agreement and how it affects all levels of baseball.
According to the report, the 2020 Draft will be postponed to July and shrunk down to 5-10 rounds
The solution for the 2020 Draft may simply be to change nothing and proceed as intended in order to avoid headaches for all 30 teams and various collegiate programs.
Both MLB and the MLBPA are trying to come up with an agreement on how the 2020 season will play out. Some of the topics include service time implications, how players are paid during the shutdown, the length of the season, and handling the situation of teams who play in cities heavily affected by the virus.
Hazen explains how the team is currently combating the COVID-19 outbreak.