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Comet NEOWISE will be at its closest approach to Earth on July 23, 2020, to coincide with the start of the Major League Baseball season. Is this a good omen, a bad omen, or just a big ol’ curveball?
Mike Trout and Anthony Rendon were both among the top five in multiple offensive categories during the first 60 days of the 2019 season. The MLB on Fox fans picked Mike Trout as the one likely to win the MVP award this year. Mickey Calloway is impressed with the habits and routines of Shohei Ohtani.
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You just can’t please everyone. People are debating whether professional sports leagues are being test hogs. Basic supply and demand will probably sort this out eventually. If we are seriously going to have baseball, then I personally want the players to be tested. Joe Smith opted out of 2020 because of concerns for the health and safety of his family. Or did he? Sheldon Adelson is joining the bidding for the Mets. Specifically he is joining the existing bidding group led by Josh Harris and David Blitzer. In all, four out of the five groups that submitted bids for the Mets have advanced to the second round.
The L.A. County rule about 14 day quarantine for anyone coming into close contact with somebody who tests positive could make the away games against the Dodgers kind of tricky. If anybody tests positive after the game, there will be video proof of who was in close contact (however that is defined). Let’s deprive the Athletics of their fast start, shall we? Miguel Sano is cleared to come to Summer Camp. I’m kind of amazed they let him leave the Dominican Republic after that kidnapping and threatened hanging he did down there a couple of months ago.