Marlins second baseman Isan Díaz has opted out of the 2020 MLB season amid the club's COVID-19 outbreak.
Miami placed Díaz on its restricted list Friday night, and the 24-year-old announced his decision on Instagram Saturday morning.
"This has been a tough week to see so many of my teammates come down with the virus, and see how quickly it spreads. After much deliberation and thought, I have made the difficult choice of opting out for the remainder of the 2020 season," he wrote on Instagram.
"This has been a decision that I have discussed with my family, and I feel it's the best one for me and my overall well-being.