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Outside The Confines: Baseball is back!

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It’s going to be a short season, but it sounds like we might actually see games this year.

MLB: APR 05 Cubs at Brewers Photo by Lawrence Iles/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Well, friends, it certainly got shaky there for a bit, and I don’t mind telling you I wasn’t sure if we would see baseball at all this year. But as the owners have moved to impose a roughly 60-game season, it looks like we’re all going to get our wish.

As long as we ignore the ill-will this will foster going into the post-2021 CBA negotiations, of course.

But let’s not get ahead of ourselves, and rather dig into some general doubt and enthusiasm in the baseball world surrounding these new events! Craig Goldstein has a great piece on the return of baseball over at Baseball Prospectus to get us started.

And tomorrow will be a better day than today, Buster. Make it so.