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Rob Manfred: 162-games impossible, but “nothing’s off the table” in plans to salvage season

Baseball will be back, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said. How baseball’s regular season will play out and when it might return, though, remains unclear.

When the league sits down to map out its plan moving forward, Manfred says that “nothing’s off the table.” What is clear is that a 162-game season is off the table.

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“We’re probably not gonna be able to do that this year.” Manfred said in an interview Wednesday with ESPN’S Scott Van Pelt on SportsCenter. “I think that’s clear, and it does give us an opportunity to do some different things, to experiment and to make sure that we provide as many games as possible and as entertaining a product as possible.