At long last, Opening Day of the 2020 MLB regular season is upon us. The COVID-19 pandemic interrupted things in mid-March, shutting down the league for three and a half months. Players returned to their teams on July 1 for three-plus weeks of a second training camp to ramp up ahead of the start of the regular season — today for four teams, tomorrow for everybody else.

Tonight’s Opening Day matchups feature the Nationals hosting the Yankees (Max Scherzer vs. Gerrit Cole) and the Dodgers hosting the Giants (Clayton Kershaw vs. Johnny Cueto).

With the pandemic and the subsequent negotiations between the MLB and MLBPA to put together details on a reformed season, it is easy to forget about all of the news that has happened since last October. Here’s a recap of everything you need to know.

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