The Marlins, who probably have a significant competitive advantage in that they are used to playing to empty stadiums already, have a problem.
— NBC Connecticut (@NBCConnecticut) July 27, 2020
The players are in line to make tens of millions of dollars for each team that completes a 60 game season. The coaches are in line to make hundreds of thousands of dollars. Everyone is in a “bubble” with extraordinarily frequent testing and plentiful support to make staying in a moving bubble as painless as possible. Less than a week into the season, Major League Baseball games are already getting cancelled due to local clustering of new COVID infections among a group that has both extremely strong motivation and the resources to minimize exposure.
How exactly are schools and universities supposed to open in a few weeks with far fewer resources available to prevent community spread?