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The outrage over MLB's decision to move the All-Star Game over Georgia's voting law is a new attempt to play off false election conspiracy theories as legitimate politics.
All across America, fans filed into ballparks to see their hometown teams for the first time since 2019. But MLB's opening day could not escape the shadow of the pandemic.
The Braves are the defending champs. The Mets are going for it. The Phillies kept the band together. The Nationals have blinding star power. And even the Marlins somehow made the playoffs last year.
Executives answer the burning questions about where their teams stand as division enters a time of flux.
Division executives detail their expectations as the AL Central race gets heated heading into 2021.
While the league is not requiring players receive the vaccine, those who do will be governed by loosened protocols.
These players could be on the fast track to stardom (or a new level of stardom), if you believe the executives putting them in the lineup.