NCAA Announces Intention To Extend Eligibility For Cancelled Spring Sports

NCAA Announces Intention To Extend Eligibility For Cancelled Spring Sports The National Collegiate Athletic Association announced today that it intends to provide “eligibility relief” to Division I athletes whose spring seasons have been cancelled due to the spread of the coronavirus. Baseball teams are obviously included among the universal cancellations. Details are yet to be…

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Offseason In Review: Atlanta Braves

Offseason In Review: Atlanta Braves It was a busy offseason for the Braves, the back-to-back National League East champions, but maybe not an ideal one. While the Braves signed nine players to major league contracts, they lost their top free agent, third baseman Josh Donaldson. Major League Signings Will Smith, LHP: Three years, $40MM Marcell…

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Baseball Hunkers Down

Baseball Hunkers Down Yesterday, Major League Baseball delayed the start of the regular season. The decision, in retrospect, was an easy one: every major sport is now shut down. It’s a public safety concern in addition to a player safety issue, and the combination made it impossible to wait. Opening Day has been postponed by…

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MLB Players To Leave Spring Facilities

MLB Players To Leave Spring Facilities Major League Baseball, which is holding ongoing discussions with the players’ association even now, has advised players to leave Spring Training facilities for their homes. Jon Heyman of MLB Network first tweeted the news; reports have emerged since indicating that players have been so advised by their respective teams.…

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