NEW YORK (WJZ) — The MLB Players Association told the league Tuesday that players will comply with commissioner Rob Manfred’s imposed outline for a 2020 season.
CBS Sports reports that players will report for another version of “spring” training on July 1, and the league’s imposed 60-game season will start either July 23 or 24. The regular season will end on September 27.
Major League Baseball and the MLB Players association also established its finalized coronavirus health and safety protocols.
The MLB Players Association released the following statement on Twitter.
All remaining issues have been resolved and Players are reporting to training camps.
— MLBPA Communications (@MLBPA_News) June 24, 2020
“All remaining issues have been resolved and Players are reporting to training camps,” The MLB Players Association Communications team said.
The Orioles posted a video Tuesday night to express their excitement.
BASEBALL IS BACK!! pic.twitter.com/qIOqjLGURU
— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) June 24, 2020
The schedule hasn’t been released just yet, but the Orioles will play 10 games against each of their division rivals, along with four games against teams from the National League East.
WJZ Sports Director Mark Viviano will have more updates on the Orioles season as they become available.