"I just want to know when everybody is here, in case I want to get everybody together," Sandberg said. "I think that works well in forming a team and making it a team concept. So, that took place."
Sandberg said players have been receptive to it. Not that they have a choice.
"Nobody has been late," he said. "It's an easy concept. It's a done deal. It's about focusing on the games. For me, it's a non-issue."
Sandberg said the report time for day games will be different, with the ability to adjust.
"There are some breaks to that and some common sense," he said.
Todd Zolecki is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.