White Sox putting cardboard fan cutouts in stands

There will be fans in the stands as the Chicago White Sox open the season, but they'll be feeling a little flat. The Sox have a new promotion where fans can send in a picture of themselves and it will go on a cardboard cutout in the seats.

MLB plans 60-game slate, shortest since 1878 as union balks

Major League Baseball plans to unilaterally issue a 60-game schedule for its shortest season since 1878 after the players' association rejected a negotiated deal of the same length, putting the sport on track for a combative and possibly unhappy return to the field amid the coronavirus pandemic.