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Baseball is back? Owners ask players to report for Spring Training July 1

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Morning News and Notes for Tuesday, June 23, 3030

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The owners have taken the players’ offer to give them a date to return. That date is July 1, when Spring Training II Electric Boogaloo will open its run at Progressive Field. A 60-game season will follow.

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