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Marlins season paused following positive COVID tests


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1 hour ago, CoastieMike said:

someone got fed up with the series vs the dbacks and we adopted dbacks baseball. Cant remember the year, maybe '16 or '17.

The almighty site creator did it @SonOfJackdon't act  innocent 

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Some people actually believe MLB didn't know about the situation before Sunday's game.

If we, the general public knew about it before the game, there's less than zero chance MLB did not know about it.

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I don’t know what’s true to be honest. If the playoff standings are based on winning percentage, that could play into an advantage for the marlins. It seems baseball is hell bent on finishing as much of this season as possible for the tv/advertising/other revenues. We shall see. I don’t like Nightengale’s baseless rumor; reckless speculation to me for some clout. Why are the Marlins being unfairly labeled the “Covid Team” like the Astros are the “banging scheme” team? 

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51 minutes ago, GuitarPik said:

If the rumors are true, the players involved should be heavily fined. 

Yeah, I think that would end up in a hell of a legal battle.

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8 hours ago, Hotcorner said:

agree, if Marlins can't play certain games you don't forfeit and give them the win, just base it on whatever winning % at the end.  that screws other teams over.

Could you imagine a team being in playoff position after 45 games and then deliberately contracting covid so they don't have to risk playing out the schedule?!

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22 minutes ago, cyoung said:

Yeah, I think that would end up in a hell of a legal battle.

Is there nothing in the 100+ page document that addresses penalties for not following the protocol?

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11 hours ago, taiwanmarlin said:

It's really sad, did this situation be the "WHY NOT US" !?

The catch phrase has gone from "Why not us" to "Why us."

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11 hours ago, SonOfJack said:

 

I wonder if they will try to make up as many games as possible or just have the games the Marlins don't play this week get canceled.

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Just now, FishFan95 said:

I wonder if they will try to make up as many games as possible or just have the games the Marlins don't play this week get canceled.

If we have a good enough winning pct to make the playoffs, they’ll probably have us make up the games to hope we don’t make it. 

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2 hours ago, Italian Marlins Fan said:

I don’t know what’s true to be honest. If the playoff standings are based on winning percentage, that could play into an advantage for the marlins. It seems baseball is hell bent on finishing as much of this season as possible for the tv/advertising/other revenues. We shall see. I don’t like Nightengale’s baseless rumor; reckless speculation to me for some clout. Why are the Marlins being unfairly labeled the “Covid Team” like the Astros are the “banging scheme” team? 

I feel like it would actually play against the Marlins since 4 of the games knocked off the schedule were against Baltimore. They have literally been the worst team in baseball the last 2 years.

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