Marlins players remained quarantined at their Philadelphia hotel for testing, and Phillies players were being quickly tested Monday as their game against the visiting New York Yankees was postponed. He said if a team loses enough players so it's completely noncompetitive, it could force either a partial or entire shutdown, and if an outbreak leaguewide posed a health threat, baseball would shut down again.
"I don't see it as a nightmare", Manfred told MLB Network on Monday night. I mean, we see how quickly this can spread on a baseball field, on a team.
"The health of our players and staff has been and will continue to be our primary focus as we navigate through these unchartered waters". "We are confident that Clubs and players will act appropriately, for themselves and for others, and the data provides reason to believe that the protocols can work effectively".
The Yankees are staying in Philadelphia and have their own clubhouse staff with the team there, a person familiar with their plans said, also speaking on condition of anonymity because details were not disclosed.
Before Opening Day, 84 players - almost three full expanded rosters - and 15 staff members had tested positive for COVID-19 since rejoining their clubs in July.
Asher Wojciechowski, who was originally due to start Monday for Baltimore, will start Wednesday.
The National Football League, scheduled to open preseason camps this week, is now on pins-and-needles with the quickly developing story, but the much larger problem is that roughly 56.6 million students are poised to attend elementary, middle and high schools across the United States in coming weeks - 50.8 million in public schools, 5.8 million in private schools.
And the Orioles and Yankees, who were supposed to be playing the Marlins and Phillies this week, respectively, will now play each other at Camden Yards on Wednesday and Thursday. Marlins manager Don Mattingly said Sunday.
The adjustment makes sense from a public health standpoint, keeping the Marlins and Phillies isolated until there's certainty that they're not putting their teammates or others at risk of an infection.
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Miami's three games this weekend at Washington were also postponed.
"My level of concern went from about an eight to a 12".
"Here's my suggestion: I understand the challenge they're facing". That included Phillies players being tested Monday.
Seventeen members of the Marlins have tested positive for COVID-19 since Miami's season opener five days ago, including 15 players.
LOS ANGELES, July 28 ― An outbreak of Covid-19 rocked Major League Baseball (MLB) yesterday, forcing the postponement of multiple games less than a week after the sport launched its season following a four-month coronavirus delay.
Certainly, the safety of players and team personnel is the most important thing at play here.
The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal says the Major League Baseball now has to figure out what to do. but if the players don't feel safe, how can you force them to play? "I heard rumblings from the players, and they had some concerns". As of Monday night, the teams planned to begin their series on Tuesday instead.
Manfred said there are factors that would force Major League Baseball to alter plans.
GREENE: And then, taking it a step further, could we be looking at a whole season in jeopardy, or are we not there yet?
GOLDMAN: And when things went wrong, what mechanisms are in place to keep a league running? However, Manfred noted he would take action if the situation across the league worsens.