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Outside The Confines: MLB is already messing everything up

This season is a disaster waiting to happen.

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When MLB officials announced the 2020 season would be going ahead, they were adamant that all safety precautions would be taken. Social distancing would be in effect, equipment would be regularly cleaned, no spitting, no finger licking, and most importantly regular COVID testing for all staff and players.

After the first few days of Summer Camp, over 30 players and staff had tested positive, accounting for about 1.2% of present people.

This seemed like a reasonable amount for most experts, but the problem is, it isn’t exactly an accurate number. Sean Doolittle shared that as he headed for his second test of camp, he still hadn’t received the results of his first test.

Which is a problem.

As more and more major players opt out, and big name stars like Freddie Freeman fall ill to the disease, the big question becomes: at what point would MLB shut everything down?

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