MLB Expected to Suspend All Operations as of Thursday (Update: It’s Official)

In a move that felt inevitable in the wake of similar decisions by several other leagues, Major League Baseball is expected to suspend all operations as of Thursday afternoon. Jeff Passan first reported on ESPN that the decision to cancel spring training games and delay of the regular season is “a formality.”

More on this developing story as it becomes available.


From Joel Sherman, a conference call between Rob Manfred and team owners is scheduled soon with an announcement coming shortly thereafter. Games in Florida are currently underway.


Well, folks, it’s official. Spring training has been suspended and the regular season is being pushed back by at least two weeks. We’ll unpack the details of this as it unfolds and becomes more apparent over the coming days.


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