MLB Working On May Start In Arizona

Jonathan Grant | April 7th, 2020

Somehow, some way Major League Baseball is trying to figure out how to start their season in a reasonable amount of time. Sources are now reporting that the idea is for the league to, apparently with the approval of the players and the owners as well, play exclusively in the Phoenix, Arizona area.

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They are said to have the spring training sites, as well as Chase Field, the home of the Diamondbacks, prepared for them. The games, which would start some time in May, would be attended by no fans and the players would be isolated in local hotels to make sure that the virus was not passed from one to the next. It’s said that local health officials are on board with this proposal as well, so at this point it is going to be about ensuring that all players are both ready and also not in a position where they contract the infection, causing this idea to be taken off the table. A June restart has also been mooted, though like what the NBA is currently doing, it does have a lot to do with being able to acquire tests that will rapidly determine whether or not an individual has Covid-19. If they can get that, then we might just have some sports in the relatively near future. Fingers crossed once again…

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