The enigmatic Trevor Bauer isn’t letting a state of emergency stop him from playing baseball. Bauer is organizing a “sandlot” game for any interested MLB or MiLB players still in Arizona, complete with mandatory mics for all players involved for streaming across his social channels.
Confirmed, this is happening. All content and live streams from this event will be distributed through @Watch_Momentum and my personal channels (@Twitter, @instagram, @Facebook, and @YouTube) No further announcements will be made so follow now or risk missing it entirely. https://t.co/SLDldANomC— Trevor Bauer (@BauerOutage) March 14, 2020
While the wisdom of such a gathering may be at odds with directives of social distancing, there will no doubt be plenty of interest in watching Bauer spearhead, well, anything, really, but especially a sandlot-style ballgame as the rest of the sporting world is in shut down.
More than half of his Reds’ teammates have left camp, per The Athletic’s C. Trent Rosecrans, but many players from the Reds and other organizations remain in Arizona. Let’s check in on how else the virus might be affecting the ramp-up to the 2020 season…
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