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Baseball is back. Players report for abbreviated season

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Baseball is back.

Braves players are scheduled to report for summer workouts today ahead of Major League Baseball’s 60-game season.

Here are some key dates and information as the abbreviated season gets ready to resume after being delayed by the coronavirus:

July 1
The report date for pitchers and catchers in the Braves' 60-man pool. The Braves released a 56-man pool Sunday, so four spots remain.

Here is the current roster:

» Catchers (7): Logan Brown, William Contreras, Travis d'Arnaud, Tyler Flowers, Alex Jackson, Shea Langeliers, Jonathan Morales

» Right-handed pitchers (18): Ian Anderson, Jasseel De La Cruz, Mike Foltynewicz, Shane Greene, Felix Hernandez, Luke Jackson, Chris Martin, Mark Melancon, Darren O'Day, Chad Sobotka, Mike Soroka, Josh Tomlin, Touki Toussaint, Jacob Webb, Patrick Weigel, Bryse Wilson, Kyle Wright, Huascar Ynoa

» Left-handed pitchers (12): Tucker Davidson, Grant Dayton, Max Fried, Cole Hamels, Tyler Matzek, A.J. Minter, Kyle Muller, Sean Newcomb, Philip Pfeifer, Chris Rusin, Jared Shuster, Will Smith

» Infielders (12): Ozzie Albies, Yonder Alonso, Johan Camargo, Charlie Culberson, Freddie Freeman, Adeiny Hechavarría, Pete Kozma, Peter O'Brien, Austin Riley, Braden Shewmake, Yangervis Solarte, Dansby Swanson

» Outfielders (7): Ronald Acuna, Adam Duvall, Ender Inciarte, Nick Markakis, Marcell Ozuna, Cristian Pache, Drew Waters

Players could opt out of the season, but the Braves have not disclosed whether they have been informed of any such decision.

Presumably, players will be tested for COVID-19 upon reporting and during workouts. MLB will not identify players on the Injured List because of the coronavirus.

July 3
Full-team summer training workouts begin at Truist Park. They are closed to the public.

July 23 or 24
After the three-week training period, the 60-game regular season will begin. The schedule is expected to be released next week. The Braves will face their National League East opponents Mets, Phillies, Nationals and Marlins for 10 games each and the American League East with the Yankees, Red Sox, Blue Jays, Orioles and Rays four games each. The 60-game schedule will be played in 66 days. Every game will be televised by Fox Sports South or Fox Sports Southeast.

Early August
Opening-day rosters will start with 30 players. They will trim to 28 players after two weeks and to 26 players after another two weeks. Members of the 30-man taxi squad, those from the 60-man player pool not on the major league roster, will work out at Coolray Field, site of the Braves' Triple-A affiliate the Gwinnett Stripers.

Aug. 31
MLB trade deadline.

End of September
Regular season concludes.

October
Playoffs begin. There was talk of an expanded playoff, but in the end, 10 teams will vie for the World Series title.