In light of the troubles that Major League Baseball has had in starting its season, Major League Soccer’s plan to resume play in its local markets is under understandable scrutiny. The league has been buoyed by the success of its MLS is Back tournament in Florida, which concludes on Tuesday with the title game between the Portland Timbers and Orlando City. With teams headed home, the plan is for an abbreviated season. But MLB has had issues with positive coronavirus tests as it tries to navigate playing in a pandemic.

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