There is light at the end of the tunnel for Brewers’ fans!
After the COVID-19 pandemic delayed the MLB season, players were sent home. It still remains to be determined when, or if, baseball will happen this season. However, it appears that steps are being taken to prepare players for a possible shortened season. According to Adam McCalvy, the Brewers have opened their Arizona facility to players on the 40-man roster who live in the Phoenix area. Keston Hiura, Corbin Burnes, and Josh Hader are said to be participating, according to McCalvy.
This is a major development for Brewers’ fans who have had high hopes for months about another playoff run. The excitement surrounding the Christian Yelich extension had fans excited for years of winning baseball centered around their MVP. This pandemic has taken the wind out of the sails of fans, not just in Milwaukee, but also fans around baseball. Hopefully this development means that we will see baseball played in the very near future.
Many Brewers players make their off-season homes in the Phoenix area, so it sounds like they will have plenty of players to train into shape. Other players, such as Ryan Braun and Christian Yelich, make their homes in southern California. It is unclear as to when players outside of Phoenix will be able to travel to start training with the team. Hopefully it won’t be too long!
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