The 2020 MLB season isn't expected to begin until May at the earliest (if at all). Squeezing a 162-game season into the schedule doesn't seem feasible, and would likely lead to the postseason dragging into December.
There's a lot more to the backlash over the Astros' sign-stealing saga than "the way society has evolved," but that's how MLB commissioner Rob Manfred started an answer about it. He did apologize for calling the Commissioner's Trophy "a piece of metal," though.
The Wall Street Journal reported many new details of the Astros' sign-stealing saga, some of which contradicted information MLB previously released to the public. And Hinch's MLB Network interview saw quite the non-denial on 2019 buzzer allegations.