By Sam Bush
The Phillies will be shut down until at least Friday, Tyler Kepner of the New York Times reports. MLB has not yet confirmed the news.
The strongest plan, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, calls for the Marlins to be shut down for the time being so they can regroup and adjust their roster as necessary.
The Marlins were scheduled to play a three-game series against the Nationals this weekend., though MLB has the final call.
The Yankees and Orioles are bystanders in the outbreak. The Yankees were scheduled to play four games with the Phillies this week (two in Philly and two in New York) while the Orioles were scheduled to play four games with the Marlins (two in Miami and two in Baltimore). The revised schedule would have the Yankees and Orioles play Wednesday and Thursday rather than sit idle.
Phillies under this plan would return to play Friday against the Blue Jays at Citizens Bank Park – as the visiting team (under a previous plan due to Jays’ inability to play in Canada). Team would be isolated until then, not technically quarantined. https://t.co/Np6OcS3o6h
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 28, 2020