“I can inform you we’re going to do every little thing in our energy to do every little thing the appropriate method and play baseball so long as we are able to, and if one thing adjustments, it adjustments,” he stated. “We’re trying ahead to enjoying the Orioles tomorrow.”
That’s the prevailing method across the majors, with baseball’s hottest cliché — taking issues one recreation at a time — now set towards a distinct backdrop. Greater than a dozen gamers, together with two former Cy Younger Award winners, opted out of the season earlier than the outbreak, and extra might comply with as gamers calibrate the dangers of journey.
“It’s everyday,” Braun stated. “We’re continually assessing the state of affairs, seeing the place we’re at, but it surely’s not simple for any of us to assume that we’ll be flying house again to our households tomorrow night time, and we gained’t get the take a look at outcomes from in the present day or tomorrow for a few days.”
Phillies Supervisor Joe Girardi stated Tuesday that the Marlins’ outbreak ought to function a warning to the remainder of the league. The Phillies’ Rhys Hoskins wears a masks whereas enjoying first base, Bryce Harper wore a masks on the bases Sunday and shortstop Didi Gregorius wears a masks always on the sector. Girardi stated the Phillies have been extra attentive since a cluster of circumstances shut down their coaching complicated in Clearwater, Fla., in June.
“It was actual to us; there are gamers in our clubhouse now, and coaches, that went by this and noticed how shortly it unfold,” Girardi stated. “I believe we had eight or 9 circumstances in Clearwater, and we didn’t have that many individuals there. So this can be a nice wake-up name, and I believe baseball will in all probability pay extra consideration to it.”
The Marlins’ outbreak additionally drew the eye of public officers again in Miami. Florida — house of the Marlins and the Tampa Bay Rays — has among the many highest an infection charges within the nation, and earlier than M.L.B. put the Marlins’ season on maintain, the Nationals had already voted as a crew towards touring to Miami this weekend.
Mayor Carlos Giménez of Miami-Dade County forged doubt Tuesday on the knowledge of the Marlins returning to their house market.