MLB needs to address COVID-19 disclosure rules that leave Rays, others in a bad spot

ST. PETERSBURG — To say the current plan for how teams have been left to deal with acknowledging players sidelined due to COVID-19 issues is a mess would be unfair — to past messes.

Major League Baseball and players union officials are dealing with myriad issues of various degrees of urgency in trying to start a 60-game season amid a pandemic. But this is one they are going to have to quickly clarify, and hopefully change.


As it currently...