Nimmo was requested concerning the Marlins after two of Miami’s video games in opposition to the Baltimore Orioles have been postponed following greater than a dozen gamers and coaches testing optimistic for the sickness. The outfielder gave his reply to reporters in a video convention name, in line with MetsMerized.
“Truly for me, I believe [the mask] does extra hurt than good,” he mentioned. “Whereas we’re inside I positively need to take my precautions. I’ve received gloves on after I’m hitting, so after I high-five somebody I’ve received gloves on or they’ve received gloves on. We’re round one another fairly a bit, however we’re holding that 6-feet distance. If it occurred to unfold that manner I assume then so be it. No, it doesn’t make me extra cautious. I nonetheless need to go on the market and have enjoyable, attempt to make this as regular as potential. I truthfully assume that we’re taking a variety of the precautions that you might want to take and I simply don’t see the place having a high-five or carrying a masks in the course of the sport would cease that from occurring.”
Nimmo added: “It takes all 30 groups doing it the fitting manner. And so yeah, I do know we’re doing it the fitting manner, however you’re proper, it’s outdoors of your management and that’s one thing you be taught in baseball. You be taught to regulate what you may management and let the remaining take of itself. So, sadly, that’s the best way it needs to be. We’re nonetheless going to do every thing we will till they inform us in any other case. For now, we’re going to maintain doing our half and hope the opposite 29 groups do as properly.”
MLB homeowners reportedly held an emergency name over the Marlins’ outbreak however didn’t speak about canceling the season.
Different video games have been held all through the league Monday evening. The Mets defeated the Boston Red Sox, 7-4.
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