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Rob Manfred Says 2020 MLB Season Will Continue Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The 2020 Major League Baseball season will move forward amid the COVID-19 pandemic that has impacted multiple teams.

Commissioner Rob Manfred spoke to ESPN's Karl Ravech on Saturday about continuing the season: "We are playing. The players need to be better, but I am not a quitter in general, and there is no reason to quit now. We have had to be fluid, but it is manageable."

ESPN's Jeff Passan wrote Friday that Manfred warned MLB Players Association executive director Tony Clark that he could shut down the season "if the sport doesn't do a better job of managing the coronavirus.