Quick strokes: the fans in the stands, Red Sox, Marlins, Cardinals


Major League Baseball will allow its teams to decide if they will allow the fans in the stands this season” on the basis of the ordinances and procedures at the local and nationalHenry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle tweets. Schulman expresses the doubt that the giants or Athletics will play in front of fans in their stadiums by 2020, however. This may be a different story for the Marlinsas stated by the mayor of Miami-Dade county, Carlos A. Gimenez Andy Slater from Fox Sports 640 it will at least allow the spectators in their stadium. The Marlins will have to first find a plan for social distancing to be effective, and this could be especially difficult with the cases of coronavirus in Florida increasing at an alarming rate.

During this time, in speaking with Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald and other journalists on Wednesday, The Red Sox president Sam Kennedy said “It is a possibility “ that Fenway Park will be able to welcome fans this year. Kennedy added,” there are some clubs around Major League Baseball who expect to have fans in their football fields “, although it remains to be seen if this will prove to be wishful thinking.

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  • Kennedy and The Red Sox the chief executive officer of baseball, Chaim Bloom, has offered updates on the franchise, Mastrodonato was among those to cover on Twitter. Bloom has revealed that the Red Sox had had a positive test for the coronavirus in a player, but that this individual had more symptoms. Those who are positive must The quarantine period / monitoring of 14 days, and then they must undergo testing negative several times before coming back, said Bloom.
  • Bloom also spoke about the outfielder Alex Verdugo and right-handed Collin McHugh, two players who have suffered injuries. A stress fracture in the back of Verdugo has slowed down in the first version of the spring training session, but one of the key elements of the Mookie Betts the trade will be complete for Boston, when the camp will resume in July. And McHugh, always on the way of elbow problems that have limited in 2019, is progressing. the The Red Sox hope that it will be able to launch this season, which is his first with the club. Boston has signed former Astro to an agreement on a one-year, incentive-heavy in free agency.
  • Back to the Marlins, which has recently made to test a player and a member of staff for the virus to their complex in Jupiter, Florida, Craig Mish Sports Grid reports. The two people are now asymptomatic.
  • the Cardinals became the last team to make a financial commitment to their leaguers minors until the end of the campaign, by Anne Rogers MLB.com. The president of baseball operations, John Mozeliak announced Wednesday that they would pay $ 400 a week to their talent in the minors until August, the end of a season that these people probably could not play.


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