Reports: MLB, players' union discuss expanding 2020 playoffs to 16 teams

Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association are discussing expanding the 2020 playoffs from 10 teams to 16, according to multiple reports.

The news, which was first reported by MLB Network, comes as the league is set to start its abbreviated 60-game regular season on Thursday.

During negotiations for a return to play this season, MLB and the players discussed expanding the playoffs to eight teams per league for 2020 and 2021.