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Dodgers season likely to start without fans

As the federal government has extended social distancing guidelines until April 30, and some states are issuing stay-at-home orders that extend into June, Major League Baseball is starting to confront the reality that a baseball season will likely have to begin without crowds, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post.

A team executive was quoted in the report as saying, “By a matter of weeks, we will be able to play games without crowds [before we can play games] with them.” Another official told Sherman, “I think the only way we play, at least initially, is without fans.