CLEVELAND--Fans, teams and broadcasters alike are waiting for the official 2020 MLB schedule.
Here's what we know so far:
-60 Game schedule
-30 Home Games/30 Road Games
-Home Games will be held at normal home sites without fans
-Road Games will be held at normal road sites without fans
-40 games vs Division Opponents, 10 per team. For example, the Indians will face MIN, CWS, DET & KC 10 times each.
-20 games vs Opposite League but Same Region. AL East vs NL East, AL Central vs NL Central & AL West vs NL West. The Indians will face CHC, PIT, CIN, STL & MIL four times each.
-Season will start on Thursday July 23rd or Friday July 24th (DUE TO COVID19, SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
-Last Day of the regular season is Sunday September 27th. This was the original scheduled last day on the old 162 MLB schedule in 2020.
-Postseason will still hold 10 teams under the normal format in October.
Here's what we don't know:
-The home/road split between teams are not known.
-If fans will be allowed in the stands later in the season
USA TODAY Sports MLB columnist Bob Nightengale added more information about the challenges of releasing the 2020 schedule.