As players and owners continue to negotiate the structure of a 2020 MLB season, which is on hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of possible scenarios are coming to light. One of those is a significantly shorter regular season than the 82-game arrangement that was originally floated by the league. 

For his part, Brewers general manager David Stearns thinks a short season -- one consisting of about 50 games -- is a distinct possibility: 

Stearns goes on to say that he "firmly" believes a 2020 season will happen in some form. The form, though, is the big question. It's surely no accident that Stearns has mentioned the possibility of a 50-game regular season.