Assuming safety protocols are effective enough to allow teams to play in their home stadiums and prevent coronavirus outbreaks well enough to play the three-month MLB season and subsequent postseason, we took a shot, based on conversations with multiple industry sources, at answering how the Cubs might handle several logistical questions.
The nature of the COVID-19 pandemic makes any plan open to sudden and possibly dramatic change. But if the current trends don't change significantly in the coming weeks and months, and the generally optimistic signals from local authorities continue, a baseball season in Chicago can start to at least be envisioned.
And here are seven glimpses of what that vision might include - with an unexpected bonus to whet fan appetite at No. 4.
What a 2020 Cubs season might look like if MLB, union reach agreement originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago