CLOSE SportsPulse: March 26 was supposed to be MLB’s Opening Day. Mackenzie Salmon looks at the top storylines we would have been talking about. USA TODAYPHOENIX — This was the day the Los Angeles Dodgers were going to begin the season resurrecting memories of Kirk Gibson and Orel Hershiser from their glorious World Series championship season 32 years ago, with the unveiling of Mookie Betts.This was the day the Washington Nationals were stepping onto the field for the first time as reigning World Series champions, the first baseball team in D.C. to win the title since 1924.This was the day the New York Yankees were going to unveil Gerrit Cole, the richest pitcher in history, stepping onto the mound against the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards, showing why he’s worth every penny of his $324 million contract.This was going to be Opening Day, with all 30 teams scheduled to play Thursday, the earliest opening day in baseball history.Instead, every ballpark will be empty.No fans.No players.No games.Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, despite the coronavirus pandemic that has shut down the sports world, still believes there will be an opening day this season.He just has no idea of when. The best-case

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