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How long will it be before the MLB season is shut down for the first time after June 30th?

During training camp
3 (18.8%)
Less than a week into the "regular" season
1 (6.3%)
Between 1 & 3 weeks of the "regular" season
5 (31.3%)
Between 3 & 5 weeks of the "regular" season
1 (6.3%)
Between 5 & 7 weeks of the "regular" season
0 (0%)
Between 7 weeks and the end of the "regular" season
0 (0%)
At some point during the post-season
0 (0%)
It will run the full course
6 (37.5%)

Total Members Voted: 16

Voting closed: July 24, 2020, 08:16:56 PM

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Over / Under
« Topic Start: June 27, 2020, 08:16:56 PM »

Discuss among yourselves...

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Re: Over / Under
« Reply #1: June 27, 2020, 08:50:47 PM »
While I took it'll run its course, my choice was between that and shutdown before the season starts (training camp). What I honestly don't see as happening is everyone being clean and taking care of themselves early and then having major outbreaks on teams after that.  I think Hudson said it right.  Basically, its home and park for him and I'm sure home means food delivered and house confinement, more or less, for the family.

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« Reply #2: June 27, 2020, 08:56:25 PM »
I think at least one clubhouse has an outbreak, probably multiple, whether or not that shuts down the season, who knows

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« Reply #3: June 27, 2020, 09:46:26 PM »
I'm going within the first week.  I think they try to press on despite a growing number of cases during training camp, but the crap hits the fan once teams go on the road...

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« Reply #4: June 27, 2020, 09:48:04 PM »
I'm going within the first week.  I think they try to press on despite a growing number of cases during training camp, but the crap hits the fan once teams go on the road...
wait, your saying that some team might flinch at a road trip to Arlington and Houston?  The d-backs might call that relief.

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« Reply #5: June 27, 2020, 09:50:08 PM »
wait, your saying that some team might flinch at a road trip to Arlington and Houston?  The d-backs might call that relief.

I'd hate to be on a team that drew Tampa Bay or Miami in week 1...

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« Reply #6: June 27, 2020, 09:52:07 PM »
Also gotta think Toronto will be quick to pull the plug on travel once the positives start showing up...

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« Reply #7: June 27, 2020, 10:45:48 PM »
I’m gonna say full course. Too much money to pull the plug. They have 60 man rosters for a reason.  They should just send all the teams north of the Mason Dixon line.

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Re: Over / Under
« Reply #8: June 28, 2020, 02:10:34 AM »
Also gotta think Toronto will be quick to pull the plug on travel once the positives start showing up...

Isn’t there a travel ban to Canada right now?

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Re: Over / Under
« Reply #10: June 28, 2020, 08:18:14 AM »
Isn’t there a travel ban to Canada right now?
They said they would grant an exemption for the NHL. Of course that would be travel to a bubble city. And it’s hockey.

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« Reply #11: June 28, 2020, 02:13:17 PM »
Also gotta think Toronto will be quick to pull the plug on travel once the positives start showing up...
Toronto is apparently considering playing in Buffalo, their AAA location.

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« Reply #12: June 29, 2020, 03:59:19 PM »
I'll close this poll sometime on Wednesday morning...

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Re: Over / Under
« Reply #13: June 29, 2020, 11:17:21 PM »
All the way baby

Over under 50 Nats wins, over

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Re: Over / Under
« Reply #14: July 01, 2020, 09:24:58 AM »
Bobby Bonilla just got his $1.1M paycheck.

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« Reply #15: July 01, 2020, 10:51:37 AM »
Gonna close this in the next hour...if I don't forget...

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Re: Over / Under
« Reply #16: July 28, 2020, 10:42:23 AM »
I'm going within the first week.  I think they try to press on despite a growing number of cases during training camp, but the crap hits the fan once teams go on the road...

Called it!  Lock the thread...


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Re: Over / Under
« Reply #17: July 28, 2020, 11:00:28 AM »
I think at least one clubhouse has an outbreak, probably multiple, whether or not that shuts down the season, who knows

coupled with a 3-5 week vote, I'm feeling confident. It seems like they're determined to plow ahead. Maybe the next team to go down will end it

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« Reply #18: July 28, 2020, 02:16:15 PM »

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« Reply #19: July 28, 2020, 02:26:23 PM »
There it is...

Miami Marlins temporarily postpone season for COVID-19 testing

https://www.ajc.com/news/national-world/breaking-fauci-says-marlins-virus-outbreak-could-endanger-mlb-season/IJJYJXUV5VFLVCNVL4ZSNFJCUI/
They might finish the season at 2-1 and make the playoffs.

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Re: Over / Under
« Reply #20: July 28, 2020, 03:13:28 PM »
There it is...

Miami Marlins temporarily postpone season for COVID-19 testing

https://www.ajc.com/news/national-world/breaking-fauci-says-marlins-virus-outbreak-could-endanger-mlb-season/IJJYJXUV5VFLVCNVL4ZSNFJCUI/
I thought the purpose of alt site 30 player pool was to play on if this happens.  Why is that not happening?  Does this mean we now have a 50 game season?

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« Reply #21: July 28, 2020, 03:16:05 PM »
I thought the purpose of alt site 30 player pool was to play on if this happens.  Why is that not happening?  Does this mean we now have a 50 game season?

alt players was to replace minor leagues. 40 man rules still apply

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« Reply #22: July 28, 2020, 03:20:28 PM »
alt players was to replace minor leagues. 40 man rules still apply
article actually discusses this.  Manfred says once the diagnoses are done there may be players called up from the 60 man pool, provided it doesn't impact competitiveness.  I guess you can add guys not from the 40 man if they replace the covid list players.   Since it is the Marlins, I think they may look to slow-pitch softball and little league without impacting competitiveness.

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« Reply #23: July 28, 2020, 03:29:46 PM »
Since it is the Marlins, I think they may look to slow-pitch softball and little league without impacting competitiveness.

You mean the NLeast leading Miami Marlins?