Event Cancellations and Postponements/Service Changes
Advocates for Minor Leaguers has longterm goal of doubling minor league salaries, but short-term need to help players during the coronavirus crisis.
Four players, including shortstop Edmundo Sosa and newcomer Austin Dean, are optioned to Class AAA Memphis during baseball's shutdown.
Ozuna, set to be Atlanta's cleanup hitter, struck out in 12 of 24 at-bats. Jose Martinez, the Rays' righthanded monster vs. lefties, was hitting .179.
The billboards ('Gator Heads and Wind Chimes'!) provided a temporary distraction from the reason behind the sportswriter's trek.
After conference call with owners, MLB commissioner tells the Post-Dispatch they want to play 'as many baseball games as possible in 2020.'
Less than 24 hours after MLB shuttered spring training camps and urged players to return home indefinitely, some Cardinals went back to work.