Even if Major League Baseball is able to get a shortened 2020 season underway, COVID-19 will continue to impact the game all year long.
Major League Baseball is scheduled to begin play in late July. But with no fans in the stands, the sound of the game itself will be altered and amplified.
COVID-19 and the new baseball reality likely makes contract negotiations between the Phillies and star catcher J.T. Realmuto more difficult.
The Philadelphia Phillies will carry a number of minor league prospects on a "taxi squad" in this unusual 2020 MLB season.
The 2020 Major League Baseball season will indeed be unusual, but it remains one in which the Philadelphia Phillies must play to win a championship.