Apr 08, 2020 11:49 AM

College baseball talent level could be stronger

Posted Apr 08, 2020 11:49 AM

College baseball stands to benefit from Major League Baseball's decision to shorten its 2020 draft to as few as five rounds and limit signing bonuses for undrafted free agents to $20,000.

The college game also will have older and more experienced players because of the NCAA's decision to allow players whose season was shut down by the coronavirus pandemic to return to school in 2021 with the same eligibility standing as in 2020.

Michigan coach Erik Bakich says the talent level in the college game could be the deepest ever.

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There have been discussions about playing the MLB games in Phoenix

— Putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area and playing in empty ballparks was among the ideas discussed Monday by Major League Baseball and the players’ association.

The sides held a telephone call to talk about paths forward for a season delayed by the new coronavirus pandemic, people familiar with the discussion told The Associated Press.