Since the MLB season cannot be played due to the novel coronavirus, the staff of writers responsible for the article (CBS Sports) decided to execute a simulation using Out Of The Park 21, a video game, as referenced twice in that very article.
Here's how the regular season's third week played out in Out of the Park 21
Because we could all use a distraction these days, we've decided to pass time by simulating the season on Out of the Park Baseball 21.
Is "MLB 2020 season simulation" some kind of online video game?
What does [MLB 2020 season simulation: Bryant, Wainwright suspended for scuffle; Bellinger gets nearly $200M extension] mean?
This means a staff of writers simulated the third week of the regular season using a video game, and the results were a scuffle and contract extension.