NEW YORK (77 WABC) — Now the umpire can finally say “Play ball!”
Major League Baseball announced a 60-game season will start the weekend of July 24-26. Spring training is set to begin July 1.
Teams will play the abbreviated season in 66 days.
#MLBPA has informed #MLB players will report on July 1st for July 24 Opening Day. 60 Game season in 66 days. They are both still working on finalizing safety and health protocols which quite frankly will be something both parties will continue to improve on going forward.
— Jim Bowden (@JimBowdenGM) June 23, 2020
Spring training will start July 1, with the 60-game regular season starting the weekend of July 24-26. Play ball.
— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) June 23, 2020