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The pathetic findings and punishments for the Red Sox have been announced. And here is Manfred’s summary of his findings. The Red Sox are removing the “Interim” tag from Ron Roenicke’s title and he will be the 2020 Manager if the season ever actually happens. OK. So now Rob Manfred says he fully anticipates there will be baseball this year. The MLB teams are attempting to reopen negotiations about player salaries while the MLBPA says “a deal’s a deal.” The loophole is that the teams contend that the existing deal did not contemplate playing a season without fans in attendance. The majority of MLB teams (including the Angels) will be paying their non-player employees through May this year. Here is an article about ranking first basemen. Albert Pujols did OK. It’s tough to compete with the likes of Lou Gehrig. Wally Joyner slipped in there at number 29.