The MLB playoffs will take place in a bubble.
According to Ken Rosenthal, the league and the players’ union have reached a deal to play the postseason in a bubble setting. ESPN also confirmed that the MLB will move to a bubble for the playoffs. A handful of stadiums would be in play, and the World Series would be at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, according to ESPN’s report. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
Major League Baseball and the Players Association reached agreement late last night on a plan for the 2020 postseason, including neutral-site bubbles for the Division Series, League Championship Series and World Series, sources tell The Athletic. Announcement expected today.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) September 15, 2020
Baseball’s bubble plan is set. Now all baseball needs is an agreement on how to integrate families.
News at ESPN on all the playoff locations, what the hold-ups are and why there is growing confidence that a deal to codify it could be struck next week: https://t.co/hZ2Y4GPAkt pic.twitter.com/cWqDwildFT
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) September 12, 2020
This is probably a smart call from the MLB. After all, we’ve