The start of the Marlins' first game in nine days was delayed 40 minutes as the league awaited final coronavirus test results to clear the team to resume play Tuesday at Baltimore.
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Rob Manfred says "players need to be better," but the MLB commissioner is confident that play will continue despite positive coronavirus tests that have led to the postponement of 17 games in 10 days.
Miami second baseman Isan Diaz is opting out of the 2020 season. In a separate move, the coronavirus-ravaged Marlins acquired lefty reliever Richard Bleier in a trade with the Orioles.
According to ESPN's Jesse Rogers, the Marlins are getting sleeper buses to take players and coaches who have tested positive back to Miami. The rest of the team will remain in Philadelphia.
Jessica Mendoza joins Buster to discuss tonight's postponed Brewers-Cardinals game, 7-inning doubleheaders, and where Shane Bieber ranks among the top pitchers in baseball (7:05). Plus, Dr. Anthony Fauci assesses MLB's coronavirus strategy (20:25) and Todd Radom joins Buster and Troy to give the weekly quiz and provide some fun facts about Seattle (23:12).
Darius Rucker joins to share some Golic, Sr. memories, and Jayson Stark joins to talk Marlins outbreak and stumps the guys with one more trivia question. Plus, the NBA is back...and we hear the best & worst sounds from the 2+ years of Golic & Wingo.
In all, the Marlins have had 17 players and two coaches test positive for the coronavirus over the past week, sources confirmed to ESPN. All games for the team have been postponed through Sunday.
An eight-game suspension for Joe Kelly has the baseball world fuming. Buster and Dave Schoenfield discuss that, as well as new coronavirus safety protocol, anger toward the Marlins, Nate Pearson's strong debut and more (7:08). Plus, Alex Speier of The Boston Globe dives into the Red Sox's tailspin (20:40).
Major League Baseball is mandating the use of surgical masks instead of cloth masks during travel and requiring teams to add a compliance officer to ensure players and staff follow the league's coronavirus protocol, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.
Steve & John react to MLB suspending Joe Kelly for 8 games after the benches cleared in last night's Dodgers / Astros game because Kelly threw behind Bregman and Correa of the Astros. Did MLB go to far in it's punishment for the Dodgers. Also, Bob Nightengale of USA Today jumps on to discuss the suspension of Joe Kelly and the COVID outbreak for the Miami Marlins.
Lou Schwechheimer, 62, the owner of the Miami Marlins' Triple-A affiliate, the Wichita Wind Surge, died Wednesday from complications related to COVID-19, the club announced.
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Friday's scheduled game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Phillies in Philadelphia has been postponed, the team announced Wednesday.
Another Marlins player tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing the number of cases in their traveling party to 18.
After a day of fireworks across the league, Karl Ravech joins Buster to break down what happened last night between the Dodgers and Astros (9:51). The guys also discuss more positive coronavirus tests in Miami, how players are now taking control of their health and safety, the early swath of pitching injuries and Patrick Mahomes' new stake in the Royals. Plus, a tribute to Orioles super fan Mo Gaba (35:38) and Hembo brings some fun stats on Fernando Tatis Jr. and the Padres (27:48).
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