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Washington Nationals: Today isn’t Opening Day 2020 Preview

Opening Day was supposed to be today, so our own Blake Finney joined SB Nation Radio to preview the Washington Nationals’ season, whenever it does get underway...

New York Mets v Washington Nationals Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images

Last year’s Opening Day feels like a lifetime ago. Little did we know that was the day that would start the Washington NationalsWorld Series run that at times during the season looked impossible.

Fast forward to today, a day that should’ve been the start of their title defense, Major League Baseball remains in limbo due to the coronavirus outbreak across the country.

Players, staff, and fans are all finding ways to cope without baseball. MLB The Show gaming tournaments and simulations are taking place, re-watches of old games are happening across America,

MLB is showing classic games for every team during the course of the day — no prizes for guessing which Nationals game they’re choosing to air at 3pm Eastern Time though. (DOINK)

The plan is for baseball to resume at some point this season. The Nationals will raise that World Series banner at Nationals Park and all will be right in the world.

So, to help look ahead to the 2020 season, whenever it happens, last night, I joined John Michaels on SB Nation Tonight to help preview the upcoming season for the defending World Series champion Nationals...

[Ed. note - If the embed doesn’t work, you can find the interview by clicking here.)

Remember to take care of yourselves and your family, wash your hands, and stay inside (maybe watching some classic baseball games) where possible...