When the Major League Baseball season begins, there will be new rules in place to keep everyone safe, while dealing with the pandemic.
Major league baseball released its’ proposed 2020 operations manual to all the teams. Players will be asked to take showers outside the ballpark, and come to the stadiums already in uniform. Team personnel are not allowed to eat at restaurants on the road, and mascots will be banned from the field. Spitting is prohibited, along with water jugs and the use of saunas, steam rooms, & pools. Hitting in indoor cages is not encouraged. The other rules are, batting practice pitchers will have to wear masks. Dugout telephones must disinfected after each use. Players can not touch their face to give signs, and they’re not allowed to lick their fingers. Teams are also asked to hold meetings outdoors, with players spread apart.