Cards Coach Willie McGee Chooses Off Season; Saint-Louis gets 6 doubles

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ST. LOUIS – Cardinals coach Willie McGee has opted out of the squad for the remainder of the season, while Major League Baseball announced several doubles on Friday to make up for games St. Louis missed due to the coronavirus.McGee, 61, a four-time All-Star outfielder and 1985 NL MVP for the Cardinals, told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he has high blood pressure. McGee said he has three older daughters and five grandchildren living in his family home in California.

McGee said he did not have the virus, but added: “having an underlying health condition related to high blood pressure, I just don’t know how I would react if I got sick and I didn’t. still not out of the woods. . ”

The Cardinals are 2-3 this season and haven’t played since July 29 due to a virus outbreak that hit the team. Their game in Chicago against the White Sox scheduled for Friday night has been called off.

Saint-Louis is ready for a double project on Saturday with the White Sox.

To make up for previously postponed games, the Cardinals will play doubles against the Chicago Cubs on August 17, August 19 and September 5. St. Louis and Pittsburgh will play twin tickets on August 27 and September 18, and the Cardinals will have a double title on September 8 against Minnesota.

The double title between St. Louis and Detroit scheduled for August 13 will be postponed to a later date.

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