Milwaukee Brewers players will begin arriving at Miller Park in the coming days with intake testing for COVID-19 beginning Wednesday. Players will then undergo the usual physical exams prior to taking the field for the first full-squad workouts on July 4.
“It’s exciting for all of us to be able to talk about a season,” said Brewers president of baseball operations David Stearns on Friday. “We know it’s going to be an unusual season and a different looking season. But it’s going to be a baseball season nonetheless. That’s something that is meaningful to all of us.
“We have a lot of work left to do. There are going to be many changes we’ll face going forward to get through this season. But this is a positive start.”
Stearns told reporters in a Zoom webinar that their biggest challenge will be to keep the players safe and healthy. [Read more…]