Commissioner Manfred noted that the MLB season will continue, despite the outbreak of coronavirus in some teams.
The commissioner of the MLB, Rob manfredsaid that the season of the MLB It will continue, despite teams affecting the coronavirus and the 2020 calendar.
The MLB campaign finally kicked off last week after the COVID-19 pandemic prevented the season from starting as originally scheduled in March.
However, 17 games have been postponed by 10 days since the restart, with the Cardinals and Brewers series moved to a doubleheader on Sunday. A decision that comes after the outbreak at the Miami Marlins, while the Philadelphia Phillies have not played since opening day.
However, Manfred is determined to see the campaign end, which has already been reduced to a regular 60-game season. “We are playing,” Manfred told ESPN. “If everyone does what they are supposed to do, we can keep playing, have an amazing season and pass the postseason,” he added.
“Protocols are a series of little things that people must do. We have had some problems. To do better, we must do a number of other small things. I think it is peer pressure. It is the players who take personal responsibility. I think it’s the union that helps us like Tony Clark helped us yesterday. And I think we are the ones who drive more aggressively, ”he said.
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