MLB Players To Leave Spring Facilities

MLB Players To Leave Spring Facilities

Following decisions by NBA, MLS, NHL and multiple NCAA conferences to cancel or suspend events, Major League Baseball announced Thursday that spring training in Florida and Arizona will be shut down and the start of the regular season will be postponed at least two weeks.

Longoria and the Giants don't know when the 2020 season will start, but by staying in Scottsdale, they are making sure they will be ready when Major League Baseball boots back up. The safety of our players, coaches, employees, and fans is of the utmost importance to us. Jon Heyman of MLB Network initial tweeted the information; records have actually arised because suggesting that players have actually been so suggested by their particular groups. A delayed season, of course, brings many complications, and a truncated season takes those complications to the next level, specifically in regards to service time and how it affects player salaries. Single-game ticket buyers who purchased tickets for canceled Spring Training games directly through the Reds will receive a refund.

Some national reports from multiple different outlets and reporters said that players will be allowed to go to the city of their home ballpark, stay at the team's spring complex, or go to their home city. By Thursday morning, those tournaments were canceled. "Others are going to want to go home, some are going to want to go to L.A.", he acknowledged. "We feel like this is a good place for us to be". "I don't think any of us know what's coming or how long this is going to last", said Nationals starter Patrick Corbin on Thursday, relaying the same confusion felt by his teammates. These guys have pinpointed Opening Day once the season concluded in 2019, but they'll adjust. "I think whenever the starters are going to be ready, that's kind of when the season would start back up".

"All the players, we understand now, completely, the severity of what we're dealing with here", Scherzer said. Major League Baseball will continue to undertake the precautions and best practices recommended by public health experts.

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