Diamondbacks pitcher Mike Leake opting out of 2020 season

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The coronavirus pandemic suspended the season March 12. Home for my spouse, Chelsey.

The news will come a 7 days following Key League Baseball introduced its year will commence following thirty day period, soon after the pandemic upended the primary agenda.

"We are 100 percent supportive of their decision to not play this year", Rizzo said. "We will miss his presence at the clubhouse and his contributions on the field".

Zimmerman, who said last week he was undecided, ultimately said his family situation factored into not playing.

"Everyone knows how much it means to me to be part of a team and I will miss that camaraderie dearly this year", Zimmerman said in a statement. "Of study course I would really like to go after again-to-back titles. I can not speak for anyone else, but given the unusual nature of the season, this is the best decision for me and my family".

Leake also cited family as the main reason he decided not to play.

"During this global pandemic, Mike and his family had many discussions about playing this season", Leake's agent, Danny Horwits, said in a statement to ESPN's Jeff Passan.

Players who are "high risk" for COVID-19 are entitled to full service time and salary if they opt out, according to the 2020 Operations Manual developed by MLB and the MLB Players Association.

The decision couldn't have been an easy one for Leake and his family, and more players are likely to follow suit in the coming days, as has been the case in the National Basketball Association.

Horwits added that Leake expects to rejoin his team in 2021.

Other laws that have restructured their seasons are addressing safety issues. Los Angeles Lakers guard Avery Bradley explained to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski very last week that he is opting out of playing the remainder of the National Basketball Association season when it resumes play in Florida.

Last week, executives from multiple Major League Baseball teams announced positive coronavirus test results at their respective Major League Baseball organizations.

Traded to Washington in 2015, Ross pitched in two games with one start in the World Series win over Houston last last season, going 0-1 and giving up six hits and four earned runs in seven innings. "I think I would probably have a different answer if it was over 162 (games) as opposed to if it was over 60".

His contract includes an $18 million club option for 2021 with a $5 million buyout.



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