It didn't take long for the reality of the pandemic to reshuffle the restart of the 2020 baseball season. Here's a look at the past week.
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Early returns have yielded surprises, with some superteams looking ready to rule.
Brewers bench coach Pat Murphy suffered a heart attack during a team workout Saturday at Miller Park, but team officials said he was resting comfortably and should be out of the hospital later this week.
Ryan Braun has an infected index finger and was placed on the 10-day injured list on Sunday.
Brewers outfielder Lorenzo Cain, a two-time All-Star who is a married father of three young sons, has decided not to play the remainder of the 60-game schedule after "careful consideration" with his family.
The postponement of Friday's game allows the Cardinals enough time to do additional COVID-19 testing and conduct contact tracing prior to resuming play Saturday at Milwaukee, MLB said.
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).
Milwaukee's Brandon Woodruff allowed one hit and struck out 10 while working into the seventh inning as the Brewers beat the struggling Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 on Wednesday night.
Adam Frazier hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for an 8-6 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.
Eric Sogard doubled home Brock Holt in the 11th inning and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied for a rain-delayed 6-5 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night.
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— Tyler Chatwood pitched three-hit ball over six innings, Willson Contreras homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-1 on Sunday to take two of three in their opening series.
Brewers and Cubs players could be heard shouting toward each other from their dugouts before the start of the fourth inning Saturday, but umpires jumped in and calmed things down quickly before players could cross the foul lines.
Christian Yelich and Justin Smoak hit long runs, umpires intervened before a shouting match between the teams got too serious and the Milwaukee Brewers powered past the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Saturday.
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Fans couldn't come to the ballpark on Opening Day, but nevertheless the stands were crowded with more than a few familiar faces.
Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo brought pandemic courtesy to the baseball field on Friday as he offered hand sanitizer to Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia after a third-inning single on Friday.
Kyle Hendricks convinced new manager David Ross to let him finish a three-hitter, Anthony Rizzo homered and dished out hand sanitizer, and the Chicago Cubs started the season by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 on Friday night.
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