Few fans, masked umps, muted celebrations for World Series

Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash, center, and staff watch over a practice at Globe Life Field as the team prepares for the baseball World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, in Arlington, Texas, Monday day, Oct. 19, 2020, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

ARLINGTON, Texas — A World Series like no other opens Tuesday night with Clayton Kershaw’s Los Angeles Dodgers pursuing redemption, Kevin Kiermaier’s Tampa Bay Rays seeking acclaim and Major League Baseball relieved just to reach the championship of the pandemic-delayed season.