Louis Coleman talks options open to MLB for a return to play

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Former LSU and MLB pitcher Louis Coleman joins Matt in his weekly spot to talk what options are available to Major League Baseball, as it pretains to a return to play. Where were most pitchers at in their preparation when spring training was canceled, and the season postponed?

“Their timeline is always opening day, especially the ones who know they are making the roster,” Coleman said. “They are going to need a month to be ready to pitch in a game. They don’t want the beginning of the season to be like spring training. Whenever they shutdown the starters would’ve been probably at about four innings. You want to finish camp at six innings.”

If the MLB restarts their season in mid-May, is it possible to play the full 162 game schedule?

“If you’re looking forward to the future as well, you need to dial it down to 120 games,” Coleman said. “If they start the season in mid-May they would’ve normally played about 40 games.”

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