There was a lot of uncertainty in Major League Baseball as the COVID-19 pandemic and strife between owners and the players association led to them turning a 162-game schedule into a 60-game slate. Then 18 Florida Marlins players and seven St. Louis Cardinals players came down with the coronavirus which interrupted their seasons. But the regular season concluded and eight American League and eight National League teams qualified for the playoffs, which are underway with best-of-three series at the home fields of the higher seeds. Former University of Maine All-American Mark Sweeney, a baseball analyst for Fox Sports San Diego, is impressed how Major League Baseball successfully rebounded to play a shortened season during the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • Padres analyst and former UMaine star Mark Sweeney says MLB should be ‘proud’ of its atypical season
    Former University of Maine All-American Mark Sweeney, a baseball analyst for Fox Sports San Diego ... after a 1,218-game stint in the big leagues. MLB instituted a handful of rule changes ...
    09/30/2020 - 6:26 pm | View Link
  • Padres analyst and former UMaine star Mark Sweeney says MLB should be ‘proud’ of its atypical season
    With the Padres in the playoffs, former University of Maine All-American center fielder Mark Sweeney will continue to work as the studio analyst for ... the big leagues. MLB instituted a handful ...
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