Time is of the Essence for MLB

Time is of the Essence for MLB

Coronavirus and Sports - March 23, 2020 - 13:08

The coronavirus brought the sports world to a halt just as MLB was preparing to kick off its 2020 season. Sports Illustrated senior writer Tom Verducci explains how this impacts everyone, from transcendent talents like Mookie Betts and Mike Trout to unheralded minor leaguers and amateurs hoping for a shot at the big leagues. America's pastime has never seen anything quite like this.

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SI's Coronavirus and Sports podcast is bringing you stories and news updates about how the COVID-19 global pandemic is impacting the world of professional sports. Hosted by Luis Miguel Echegaray, this series will explore all the ways in which athletes, teams, leagues, fans, and everyone else in and around pro sports are dealing with the fallout from a completely unprecedented event. Listen every weekday as we all look to understand: What happens to sports when there are no sports?