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A Detailed Look At The MLB 2020 Expanded Playoffs

A Detailed Look At The MLB 2020 Expanded Playoffs

Rising to the occasion, the Major League Baseball devised a new playoff format for the 2020 season. The league came up with a round of eight best-of-three series to start the postseason, which is completely different from the previous years’ format in terms of wild-card games and qualifications. Tony Clark, the head of the players’ […]

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One-Site MLB Bubble Format World Series Confirmed

One-Site MLB Bubble Format World Series Confirmed

The MLB and MLBPA have finally reached an agreement on playing the 2020 postseason in a bubble environment. The league put the option on the table after the NHL and NBA’s bubble yielded positive results. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed the approval of the players’ association in his recent announcement. Citing the main benefits of […]

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Sources: MLB Finalizes Plans For Bubble Format, World Series

Sources: MLB Finalizes Plans For Bubble Format, World Series

The MLB has finalized its plans for the final stages of the postseason bubble format and the World Series in Texas. The league was hesitant to enter in a bubble environment at first, but advice and positive feedback from other sports leagues inspired MLB Commissioner Robert Manfred to consider new alternatives to finish the shortened […]

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MLB Adjusts 2021 Draft Schedule, Number Of Rounds

MLB Adjusts 2021 Draft Schedule, Number Of Rounds

The MLB adjusted its 2020 schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, next year’s schedule also bears changes. The league announced that the 2021 MLB Draft will be moved from June to July in Atlanta during the MLB All-Star Game festivities. According to a memo sent by the MLB to participating clubs, the […]

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MLB's Brewers Leads Boycott To Protest Jacob Blake Shooting

MLB’s Brewers Leads Boycott To Protest Jacob Blake Shooting

After the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks bravely boycotted their Wednesday game to protest the shooting of Jacob Blake, several international sports teams followed through and called off their games in the name of solidarity. One of them was the MLB’s Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers boycotted their 2020 MLB game schedule against the Cincinnati Reds to join […]

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MLB Seeks Help From NHL To Hold Postseason In A Bubble

MLB Bubble Possible? League Seeks Help From NHL For Postseason

Last week, the MLB started considering the possibility of a bubble environment for its 2020 postseason games to further prevent the spread of COVID-19 among staff, players, and guests. Now, the plans are on their way. According to sources, the league sought out help from the NHL about the pros and cons of holding a […]

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MLB Bubble Possible? League Eyes Bubble-Type Format This Season

MLB Bubble Possible? League Eyes Bubble-Type Format This Season

Unlike the NBA, the MLB did not establish a bubble environment for its return to play. The baseball league instead trusted the effectiveness of their health and safety protocols, as well as the cooperation of players and staff. However, it looks like these measures aren’t enough. The MLB currently faces logistical challenges as over a […]

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A First Look At The Revised And Finalized MLB 2020 Schedule

A First Look At The Revised And Finalized MLB 2020 Schedule

Baseball is back. The MLB finally revealed the revised and final 60-game schedule for its 2020 regular season. Starting this week and until September 27, participating MLB teams will compete for this year’s title and conclude the postponed season. Hence, expect Bitcoin sportsbooks to house the latest MLB odds once again after a lengthy hiatus. […]

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MLB, MLBPA Discuss Playoff Expansion Before Opening Day

MLB, MLBPA Discuss Playoff Expansion Before Opening Day

The 2020 MLB season returns tonight, July 23. Everything in the baseball arena is set, and every player and staff are complying with the league’s COVID-19 health and safety standards. But there’s one more problem the MLB and the Players Association haven’t solved yet: playoff expansion. If one can remember, the MLB and MLBPA have […]

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Sources Say Over 10 MLB Umpires Plan To Skip The Season

Sources Say Over 10 MLB Umpires Plan To Skip The Season

The MLB still has a lot to discuss and finalize with the Major League Baseball Players’ Union (MLBPA). While disagreements and negotiations are still on the table, about 10 MLB umpires reportedly plan to opt out of the season due to pandemic-related concerns. This takes a hit to the league as several players opted out […]

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