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Miami Marlins: MLB teams are releasing MiLB players in cost-cutting move

MONTERREY, MEXICO - MAY 06: Detail of the official game ball prior the MLB game between the San Diego Padres and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Estadio de Beisbol Monterrey on May 6, 2018 in Monterrey, Mexico. (Photo by Azael Rodriguez/Getty Images)

The effects of the COVID-19 virus have once again affected MLB and minor league baseball and potentially the Miami Marlins.

According to CBS Sports and Jeff Passan of, teams across the baseball landscape are releasing minor league players as a direct result of the work stoppage caused by the Coronavirus. It is believed that hundreds of minor league players, who have not been announced yet, will be cut.