The MLB is discussing the potential plan to start the season in late June. The plan would allow teams to play at their home parks with a few stipulations.

The first part of the plan would split the MLB into a third division, based on teams' locations instead of the National and American Leagues. By playing in their own regions, travel across the country will be kept at an absolute minimum.

Part two, would mean there were no fans in the stadium, just broadcasted games.

The whole plan is "pending approval of medical experts and providing that COVID-19 testing is available to the public."

MLB's has the potential to have a 100 game season before the playoffs with an "expanded format."

If the plan is approved, the teams would have 18-21 days to train at Arizona or Florida spring training sites before the season would start.

The three new divisions would have each team playing in their "region" according to Sports Illustrated:


  • Baltimore Orioles
  • Boston Red Sox
  • Miami Marlins
  • New York Mets
  • New York Yankees
  • Philadelphia Phillies
  • Pittsburgh Pirates
  • Tampa Bay Rays
  • Toronto Blue Jays
  • Washington Nationals


  • Atlanta Braves
  • Chicago Cubs
  • Chicago White Sox
  • Cincinnati Reds
  • Cleveland Indians
  • Detroit Tigers
  • Kansas City Royals
  • St. Louis Cardinals
  • Milwaukee Brewers
  • Minnesota Twins


  • Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Colorado Rockies
  • Los Angeles Angels
  • Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Houston Astros
  • Oakland Athletics
  • San Diego Padres
  • San Francisco Giants
  • Seattle Mariners
  • Texas Rangers

Read more at Sports Illustrated

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