One day after the MLB announced it was moving forward with a 60-game season, the players agreed to show up and play ball.
Jon Heyman of MLB Network shared the joyous news Tuesday night.
Play ball! Hearing owners and players have worked it all out, and there will be baseball.— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) June 24, 2020
Other top insiders chimed in with reports of the same.
Been waiting almost three months to type this.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) June 24, 2020
Baseball is back.
A schedule is in place.
Camps open July 1. https://t.co/h00xlOiz12
Then, the MLBPA itself confirmed the news.
All remaining issues have been resolved and Players are reporting to training camps.— MLBPA Communications (@MLBPA_News) June 24, 2020
The waiting game is finally over, and now we can look forward to some real baseball being played in America. As news of the deal to play baseball in 2020 circulated on social media, the sports world collectively rejoiced.
Baseball is back, y’all!— Jessica Kleinschmidt (@KleinschmidtJD) June 24, 2020
BASEBALL IS BACK— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) June 24, 2020
SPORTS ARE BACK pic.twitter.com/5DmDM2C6lF