Washington Nationals manager “scared” by Miami Marlins virus outbreak
Five days into the delayed Major League Baseball season, the commissioner says games will continue after more than a dozen players and staff on thetested positive for . Four players sat out Sunday’s game in Philadelphia against the Phillies after testing positive.
Now, the number of positive cases has reportedly jumped to at least 13.
“Every day we’re taking risks. So, that’s what the players all around the league are doing,” said Marlins manager Don Mattingly. “Everybody, you know, as they talked it over today, they wanted to play.”
The Marlins outbreak is creating a ripple effect across the league. On Monday night, Major League Baseball postponed the Marlins-Orioles and Yankees-Phillies games as a precaution.
“This is literally the sport’s worst nightmare,” said Jayson Stark, a senior baseball writer for the sports journalism site The Athletic. “Baseball had a plan. It …continued .
[Source: CBS News]