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News and notes for Monday, March 16, 2020

MLB: Spring Training-San Diego Padres at Cleveland Indians Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Let’s start with a thank you. Here’s to all the amazing health care workers, sacrificing their lives for us. Your dedication on the front lines is remarkable. You are certainly heroes.

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Coronavirus causes the Cleveland Indians to break camp way ahead of schedule | cleveland.com

From Paul Hoynes:

Chris Antonetti, Indians president of baseball operations, flew back to Cleveland on Sunday. Manager Terry Francona and his coaching staff have the left the facility and returned to their homes.

Antonetti talked to the players still at the facility on Sunday morning.

“We’ve met with our players and staff consistently over the past week,” said Antonetti in a text. “Each time we continue to emphasize that we will prioritize their health and well being as we work through decisions.”

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