They’re playing baseball games (without fans) in Korea

I don’t know if I’ve ever been so excited after reading a tweet from Jon Heyman, but here we are. It might not be much, but Heyman’s report that baseball games are being played in Korea offers us a slight glimmer of hope.

They are playing baseball now in Korea. Gives us something to aspire to.
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) March 21, 2020

And here’s what Hanwha’s intrasquad game looked like today. pic.twitter.com/9DitLXaF4O
— Dan Kurtz (@MyKBO) March 17, 2020

Live Intrasquad Baseball featuring the Kiwoom Heroes
Live at https://t.co/y17uCEGXlG pic.twitter.com/fSwAiKs4VP
— Dan Kurtz (@MyKBO) March 18, 2020

The Korean Baseball Organization, who, just like everybody else around the world, had its season postponed due to the COVID-19 breakout, has started to play intrasquad games. These games are just little exhibition matches between players on the same teams and they aren’t played in front of fans, but it’s a start.
What this should give us over in North America is something to aspire to. Korea has received praise for its COVID-19 strategy, as they rapidly tested everybody in order to identify and isolate the …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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