More than a week after George Floyd died in police custody in Minnesota, sparking outrage and protests across the world, Major League Baseball released a statement remembering Floyd and others who lost their lives to law enforcement.
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Every 2000s Red Sox Nation kid’s childhood hero Keith Foulke joins the girls to talk about 2004 in great detail. From Dave Roberts’ steal, to Kevin Millar’s antics, to the Yankees rivalry, to the clubhouse mentality after that disastrous Game 3, hear about Reversing the Curse straight from one of the Curse-Breakers.
For the first time since March, the Red Sox have opened their Fenway South facility in Fort Myers, Fla., for players to prepare for the season. Chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom said part of the complex was open on Wednesday and Thursday for a handful of players and staff members who live in the area.
Although the stands were empty, that didn't stop a large American flag being displayed on the famous Green Monster and a retired member of the U.S. Marine Corps and National Guard from playing a song on his bugle.
Massachusetts is one of the hardest-hit areas in the United States for the coronavirus outbreak, and Walsh stated that certain health and safety protocols must be in place for Boston teams to return to action.
Former MLB player and current podcaster Trevor Plouffe reported he has heard baseball wants to begin some version of the 2020 season on July 1. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic backed that story on Wednesday.