It took less than one full week for the 2020 MLB season played amid the COVID-19 pandemic to fall apart.
The coronavirus outbreak among members of the Miami Marlins led to both the Marlins and Philadelphia Phillies temporarily shutting down after those two clubs opened the campaign against each other this past weekend. Miami won't play until at least Monday. Philadelphia could be permitted to return to the diamond on Friday.
As coronavirus cases rise throughout the United States, some around the league are already questioning if a professional season is possible outside of a bubble format.