Less than a week after MLB’s Opening Day, the league is currently facing a coronavirus-related crisis.
All Marlins video games through Aug. 2 have been postponed after the team’s recent COVID-19 outbreak, MLB revealed Tuesday. Miami depends on 17 coronavirus cases, according to numerous reports, but the league states there have actually been “no brand-new positives of on-field personnel from any of the other 29 clubs.”
How will this unexpected surge in cases change the Marlins’ schedule? Here’s what we know about the group’s circumstance.
Delayed Marlins games
A total of 7 Marlins video games have actually been postponed so far, including Miami’s house opener versus the Orioles
|Monday, July 27||vs. Orioles|
|Tuesday, July 28||vs. Orioles|
|Wednesday, July 29||at Orioles|
|Thursday, July 30||at Orioles|
|Friday, July 31||vs. Nationals|
|Saturday, Aug. 1||vs. Nationals|
|Sunday, Aug. 2||vs. Nationals|
When will the Marlins play once again?
Tuesday, Aug. 4
Wednesday, Aug. 5
Thursday, Aug. 6
Friday, Aug. 7
Saturday, Aug. 8
Sunday, Aug. 9
Tuesday, Aug. 11
at Blue Jays
Wednesday, Aug. 12
at Blue Jays
What does this mean for the rest of MLB?
|Tuesday, Aug. 4||vs. Phillies|
|Wednesday, Aug. 5||vs. Phillies|
|Thursday, Aug. 6||vs. Phillies|
|Friday, Aug. 7||at Mets|
|Saturday, Aug. 8||at Mets|
|Sunday, Aug. 9||at Mets|
|Tuesday, Aug. 11||at Blue Jays|
|Wednesday, Aug. 12||at Blue Jays|
MLB will share additional schedule changes later on this week.
There has been some speculation about MLB being required to suspend or cancel the 2020 season, however commissioner Rob Manfred has actually provided no indicator that he will be taking any extreme steps.
” The difficult situations of one club enhance the vital need to be thorough with the procedures in all methods, both on and off the field,” the league said in its statement. “We will continue to boost our protocols and make any essential modifications. The truths of the infection still loom big, and we should run with that in mind every day.
” We are confident that clubs and gamers will act properly, on their own and for others, and the information offers reason to think that the protocols can work effectively.”