As much as COVID-19 has been a huge question mark clouding the 2020 MLB season, there are other pressing queries on peoples’ minds. Here are five of the biggest questions, answered.
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1. Are Houston’s problems too big?
No team in MLB history has crashed to Earth faster than the Astros. An odious incident of sex-ism and reputation smearing turned them into villains, then a sign-stealing scandal cost them their World Series–winning manager and GM. And their ace, Gerrit Cole, left for the Yankees. But they’re still loaded. Don’t sleep on them.
2. Is the robot (umpire) apocalypse upon us?
Almost. Known as the automated ball-strike system, the robots will feed pitching calls to an ump’s…