The long-awaited and unprecedented 2020 Major League Baseball campaign began with a couple marquee matchups, including one of the more local teams, the Los Angeles Dodgers. The league’s 26 other teams started their seasons Friday, July 24, to round out the Opening Day slate. Here are a few takeaways from the first couple of days of a season unlike any other in baseball history.Owing to the considerable room for craziness in a 60-game season, the two top teams, as debated on ESPN, are the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers. The Yankees’ lineup wasn’t even at full strength for Thursday’s rain-shortened opener in Washington. DJ LeMahieu, the club’s most valuable player a year ago, remained sidelined with an injury, which opened the door for Murrieta Valley High School alum
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