Mar 20, 2020 1:40 AM

Twin bill? Doubleheaders may be possibility to make up games

Posted Mar 20, 2020 1:40 AM

By Pat Graham, The Associated Press

Doubleheaders could be a possibility once a baseball season delayed by the new coronavirus gets under way. The league will be looking at creative ways to lengthen the season.

Opening day has been pushed back from March 26 to mid-May at the earliest, and both sides are committed to playing as many games as possible.

Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black is open to the idea of playing doubleheaders. 

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Mar 20, 2020 1:40 AM
Broncos waive Joe Flacco

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Another veteran quarterback is on the open market. A person with knowledge of the move tells The Associated Press that the Denver Broncos are waiving Joe Flacco after he failed his physical.

Flacco sustained a neck injury last season and missed the final two months of the season. He was eventually replaced by rookie Drew Lock.

Earlier this week the Broncos agreed to terms with new backup quarterback Jeff Driskel.

Cutting ties with Flacco means the Broncos take a $13 million salary cap hit but it also frees up $10 million for the team to spend in free agency.