Miami Marlins ‘pause’ 2020 season through Sunday after COVID-19 outbreak

Wednesday, 29 Jul, 2020

While the cancellations raised concerns about the video games moving forward, Manfred didn't discuss the possibility of canceling the rest of the 60- video game routine season throughout a set up teleconference with the league's 30 group owners Monday, a source with understanding of the call informed CNN. Registration for Hamilton County's public schools is scheduled a week from this Friday and, already in July, there have been unprecedented numbers of cases in our Tri-State region.

The NHL went to Canada, where COVID-19 has largely been well controlled, to pull off its playoffs.

"You just have to watch this". But he said he'll be happy to return to Miami, even though it's a hot spot for the pandemic.

The Marlins did not confirm how many players or staff members tested positive for the coronavirus.

Word of multiple positive tests among players on the Marlins and Reds rosters shook many around the game.

Bringing back team sports in the middle of a pandemic was always going to be problematic.

The New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies won't play their Monday night matchup as scheduled. The Phillies also were scheduled to play games Wednesday and Thursday in NY against the Yankees, who now will be traveling to Baltimore instead. He was among four Marlins players who tested positive for the coronavirus Sunday. From a strictly educational standpoint, classroom teaching is overwhelmingly most effective.

And then there's the National Football League, where the executive in charge of controlling infections for the Minnesota Vikings tested positive just as players were arriving to camp.

"At home we know, we've dealt with it the whole time there. It's not a positive thing", baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said on the MLB Network. I'm concerned. I hope the players are all right. Unlike the National Basketball Association and NHL, teams have been playing in their regular ballparks - home and road - and not in a "bubble" where players are isolated from the general population.

Fauci was asked point blank by "Good Morning America" co-anchor George Stephanopoulos whether the baseball season can continue in light of the Marlins' COVID-19 outbreak, and he took an optimistic approach. "And we think we can keep people safe and continue to play".

He even said the Marlins could be back and playing on Wednesday depending how tests go.

"The members of the Marlins' travelling party are self-quarantining in place while awaiting the outcome of those results", Major League Baseball said in a statement. "The Marlins' personnel who tested positive remain in isolation and are receiving care".

Today has been a sobering day for the world of sports, especially when it comes to baseball. "It would be the most drastic, but if Major League Baseball can't figure out its stuff, then it might be the only route to take". "I think it's fair. So we feel like the protocols have worked pretty well", Manfred said.

Santella also recognizes the wider picture. "We're definitely going to listen to what's going on with them".