Statement of MLBPA Executive Director Tony Clark

PHOENIX, March 11 – Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Tony Clark today released the following statement:


“The Players Association is in daily contact with Major League Baseball, and our staffs are conferring regularly with federal health officials, state and local governments, and infectious disease experts to develop contingency plans. As circumstances evolve, our efforts will evolve as well.


"Players want to compete and provide entertainment to fans. The Association’s focus will remain finding ways to do so in an environment that protects not just players’ personal health and safety, but also the health and safety of fans, umpires, ballpark employees, club employees and everyone in the baseball family.”


PHOENIX, 11 de marzo - El Director Ejecutivo de la Asociación de Peloteros de Grandes Ligas, Tony Clark, emitió hoy la siguiente declaración:


“La Asociación de Peloteros está en contacto diario con Major League Baseball, y nuestro personal consulta regularmente con funcionarios federales de salud, gobiernos estatales y locales, y expertos en enfermedades infecciosas para desarrollar planes de contingencia. A medida que las circunstancias evolucionen, nuestros esfuerzos también evolucionarán.


“Los Peloteros quieren competir y brindar entretenimiento a los fanáticos. El enfoque de la Asociación seguirá siendo encontrar formas de hacerlo en un entorno que proteja no solo la salud y seguridad personal de los Peloteros, sino también la salud y seguridad de los fanáticos, árbitros, empleados del estadio, empleados del club y todos los miembros de la familia del béisbol ".

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