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Former Phils pitching coach McClure won’t work games due to pandemic

Health and safety are the top concerns for Major League Baseball and the other leagues progressing towards a return during the COVID-19 pandemic. Teams just recently set their roster pools, including the Phillies, ahead of the season that is set to start at the end of July.

Cliff Lee speaks with former Phillies pitching coach Bob McClure, who will not work in-person as the Twins’ bullpen coach during the 2020 season. (Photo by Chris Williams/Icon Sportswire)

As players and teams around the league prepare for a season without fans, organizations are also taking precautions with their staff that will be with them in the dugout during the shortened 2020 campaign.