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COVID-19: MLB Considering Playing Entire 2020 Season in Japan

Major League Baseball is currently considering various options for the 2020 season. As Stan Kasten said on Petros and Money on Friday, that many many ideas have been discussed to see how we can proceed with the season.

According to ESPN's Tim Kurkjian, one MLB source told him two weeks ago "we're going to play in Japan.":

"The Japanese league is going to get through this faster than America's going to get through it. The Japanese league is going to play at night and the major leagues are going to play during the day in Japanese stadiums and that's how we are going to get this thing started."

Kurkjian said MLB playing games in Japan was a ridiculous idea but noted "in the end, I think something ridiculous is how we're going to play the season, if we play the season."

Another idea, per USA Today's Bob Nightengale, essentially expanded on the one Passan reported with MLB getting rid of the American League and National League in favor of the Cactus League and Grapefruit League. All 30 teams would be split evenly between Arizona and Florida.