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New York Yankees (0-0) at Washington Nationals (0-0)
Thursday, July 23rd, 7:08 PM EDT
The Washington Nationals and the New York Yankees will kick things off in the 2020 MLB season, as the reigning World Series champions will host one of the top teams in the American League heading to this year's 60-game season. Two of the most complete teams in all of baseball, this game might very well be decided by the pitching matchup as two of the most dominant aces will go head-to-head in this one. The Nationals will trust Max Scherzer for the first start of the season, while Gerrit Cole will grab the ball in what will be his debut as a Yankee. The Nationals finished last season with a 93-69 record, while the Yankees were one of two American League teams to win 100-plus games at 103-59.
New York Yankees
Luis Cessa - Covid-19 - Not Injury Related
7/20 12:33 PM EST - Cessa (not injury related) threw a 31-pitch bullpen session Monday, Brendan Kuty of The Newark Star-Ledger reports. Cessa missed the start of camp after testing positive for COVID-19, but he cleared intake protocol and reported to the team Saturday. He reportedly only experienced very mild symptoms while battling the coronavirus but was still able to run and do some throwing while recovering. With Opening Day set for Thursday, it's unclear whether he'll be ready