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MLB’s health, safety plan OK with many; county pleased with Padres’ protocols

The document Major League Baseball submitted to its players’ union was 67 pages. It didn’t even cover every concern regarding the health and safety of those who would participate in a 2020 season, should the season occur.

The specifications are certain to change, as the MLB Players Association, after consulting with hundreds of its members, sent its official response to the league Thursday. Among myriad issues the MLBPA reportedly would like to see addressed in more detail were the frequency of COVID-19 testing, protocols for positive tests and protections available to high-risk players and their families.