The Truncated 2020 MLB season is slated to get going on July 23 with a doubleheader that will feature the Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, New York Yankees and Washington Nationals.

Whether the season actually gets going remains to be seen. But things are not looking great as it relates to COVID-19 tests around the baseball world.

The NFL is a bit different in that it’s not expected to get going until Sept. 10. In talking about these two sports, one of the foremost virus experts sounds a cautionary alarm.