Baseball Mexico: Monday, April 13, 2020

Baseball Mexico: Monday, April 13, 2020 by Bruce Baskin, Baseball Mexico, http://baseballmexico.blogspot.com/ ANOTHER LMB DELAY, ESPN PREDICTS 30-GAME SEASON The Mexican League is delaying the opening of its 2020 season for a second time. LMB president Horacio de la Vega made the announcement last Thursday in an official statement issued from the league’s Mexico City offices.…

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Dusting Off The MLBTR Mailbag

Dusting Off The MLBTR Mailbag It’s been awhile since we’ve asked readers to submit questions for the MLBTR Mailbag. How long? The last mailbag column we did focused on whether the Mets should tender a contract to Matt Harvey for final arb year. The prior mailbag post fielded questions on Diamondbacks slugger J.D. Martinez’s earning power…

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Baseball league restarts in Taiwan with robot and mannequin ‘fans’ in seats

Baseball league restarts in Taiwan with robot and mannequin ‘fans’ in seats These baseball fans are real phonies. Bizarre images show cardboard cutouts, mannequins and drum-playing robots filling the stands at Taiwan’s Taoyuan Baseball Stadium instead of real fans when the Chinese Professional Baseball League restarted its season Sunday after a month-long coronavirus lockout. The…

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