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Minor League Baseball on the Brink

Minor League Baseball on the Brink

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred had already announced plans to reduce the number of affiliated minor league teams prior to the outbreak of coronavirus. With the pandemic grinding all sports to a halt, minor league baseball finds itself in an even more precarious situation. Sports Illustrated senior editor Jason Schwartz breaks down SI's Daily Cover on what comes next for minor league teams and the communities they help bind together. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Duration: 25 min

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