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Anthony Rendon has an interesting take on fan noise in empty stadiums. At least he apparently hasn’t lost his sense of smell yet. He also cracked a joke about his World Series ring. He is ready to get the season started. Meanwhile, Matt Chapman says something even more interesting about fans…
David Fletcher displays some power. So does Jo Adell. Julio Teheran and his family are experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19 and he self-reported. He is still awaiting his test results, but he says he is not feeling well. Get well soon, Julio.
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There is talk of showing baseball on a big screen out in the parking lot like a drive in movie. I wonder how they will keep people from social distancing failure while they have tailgate parties going on. Sheryl Ring makes the case that Rob Manfred is a diabolical egomaniac who is bent on taking total control of the game of baseball away from the owners and giving it to himself. The MLB Umpires Association issued a statement emphasizing the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic. They didn’t mention anybody by name, but we all know why they saw fit to make such a statement at this time. MLB has announced the 2021 schedule early this year. MLB Trade Rumors is maintaining a list of the players who have opted out of the 2020 season.