Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly (left) stands on the mound waiting for a pitching change with catcher Francisco Cervelli (29), first baseman Jes s Aguilar (24), third baseman Brian Anderson (top left) and shortstop Miguel Rojas (19) against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

Report: No talk of canceling MLB season despite Miami coronavirus outbreak

On the same day that a coronavirus outbreak among the Miami Marlins led to the cancellation of a pair of games, MLB owners reportedly elected to continue with the scheduled 60-game season held amid the ongoing pandemic.

Scott Miller of Turner Sports tweeted the news and added that MLB officials will remind clubs of health and safety protocols for a campaign unlike any other.

Last week, MLB warned teams after players and coaching staffs offered high fives and fist bumps during exhibition games. Such contact is prohibited this year. 

Miami's Monday home opener versus the Baltimore Orioles was postponed after over a dozen members of the Marlins tested positive for the virus. ESPN's Jeff Passan reported that the Orioles are flying back to Baltimore.

Meanwhile, Monday's contest between the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies was also postponed. The Phillies hosted the Marlins over the weekend. 

Zac Wassink is a football and futbol aficionado who is a PFWA member and is probably yelling about Tottenham Hotspur at the moment. Erik Lamela and Eli Manning apologist. Chanted for Matt Harvey to start the ninth inning of Game 5 of the 2015 World Series at Citi Field. Whoops. You can find him on Twitter at @ZacWassink

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