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The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic helped lead to a dramatic reduction in the number of rounds for the MLB Draft. But the league and its media partners are still hoping for lift among a competition-starved fan base

Reformatted event continues strong US ratings run for any original or live sports content

Commissioner planning counterproposal to the union on restart provisions

The 2020 Major League Baseball Draft will be held remotely on June 10-11 and carried on multiple networks for the first time, it has been announced

Large-scale reduction of annual event follows pandemic-related agreement with union struck in March