That’s where we are in 2020, with this extremely abbreviated and exceedingly strange Major League Baseball season. Typically, injuries are the main factor influencing betting on the MLB. This season, you’ll have injuries again of course, but coronavirus is no “injury.” It’s a life-threatening contagion, and we’re in the midst of a global pandemic. Let alone the people who test positive for it, it’s such a serious situation that you can opt-out of the season if you’re seriously concerned about what might happen to you or your family if you catch it. (Ross ended up watching practice from the roof by the way).
Paul M. Banks runs The Sports Bank.net, which is partnered with News Now. Banks, the author of “No, I Can’t Get You Free Tickets: Lessons Learned From a Life in the Sports Media Industry,” regularly contributes to WGN TV, Sports Illustrated, Chicago Now and SB Nation.
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