By STEVEN WINE
MIAMI (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred spoke with union leader Tony Clark on Friday about the importance of players following the league’s coronavirus protocols, according to a person familiar with the conversation.
Manfred and Clark also talked about what needs to be done to finish the season, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation.
The conversation between Manfred and Clark, which was first reported by ESPN, comes amid growing concern about baseball’s ability to keep playing in the middle of a pandemic.
Six major league teams were idle Friday because of the coronavirus, with a Cardinals-Brewers game the latest to be postponed as a spread of infection threatened to overt...Read More