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MLB players that have opted out of the 2020 season

MLB Players opt out

The MLB season finally has a start date.

After countless negotiations and plans and plenty of controversies, the players will take the field starting on July 23. However, not every player believes the shortened season is worth the risk to themselves and their families.

Players are taking the opportunity to opt out of playing this year, forgoing their salaries and any glory that would come with postseason success. Here, we will keep an updated list of those players. Keep checking back to see who is sitting out.

Arizona Diamondbacks

Mike Leake (SP)

Atlanta Braves

Felix Hernandez (SP)

Nick Markakis (OF)

Colorado Rockies

Ian Desmond (1B)

Los Angeles Dodgers

David Price (SP)

Washington Nationals

Joe Ross (SP)

Ryan Zimmerman (1B)

Wellington Castillo (C)

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