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Derek Jeter blames Miami Marlins coronavirus outbreak on ‘false sense of security’

“Guys were around each other, they got relaxed and they let their guard down,” Jeter said. “They were getting together in groups. They weren’t wearing masks as much as they should have; they weren’t social distancing.”

Jeter said his players were upset by speculation that reckless misbehavior was to blame.

“Our guys were not running all around town in Atlanta,” he said. “We did have a couple of individuals leave the hotel. We had guys leave to get coffee, to get clothes. A guy left to have dinner at a teammate’s house. There were no other guests on-site. There was no salacious activity. There was no hanging out at bars, no clubs, no running around Atlanta.”

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: August 03, 2020 at 10:50 PM | 9 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. depletion Posted: August 04, 2020 at 02:33 AM (#5967822)
Usually we stay in hotels that don't have coffee. And our guys don't always have clothes. Other than that there was no salacious activity.
   2. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: August 04, 2020 at 03:03 AM (#5967823)
Apparently the club was north of the Marlins’ hotel and the hotel entrance faced east, so there’s really no way Jeter could have known.
   3. Walt Davis Posted: August 04, 2020 at 03:11 AM (#5967825)
Was there a corresponding spike in gift basket sales in Atlanta metro? I suspect some silence was bought.
   4. Itchy Row Posted: August 04, 2020 at 11:01 AM (#5967848)
"There was no salacious activity. There was no hanging out at bars, no clubs, no running around Atlanta. Today's ballplayers are for ####."
   5. Moses Taylor, glorified meat shield Posted: August 04, 2020 at 12:31 PM (#5967858)
Norm Charlatan @normcharlatan

Jesus, imagine getting criticized by Jeter for poor defense.
   6. Mayor Blomberg Posted: August 04, 2020 at 12:33 PM (#5967860)
We had guys leave to get coffee, to get clothes.


And where else are you supposed to go if you need a sequined bra after 10 pm?
   7. frannyzoo Posted: August 04, 2020 at 01:20 PM (#5967865)
Derek Jeter blames Miami Marlins coronavirus outbreak on "falsies" -Henny Youngman

   8. Steve Balboni's Personal Trainer Posted: August 04, 2020 at 02:20 PM (#5967876)
So in a couple of weeks, shouldn't the Marlins be one of the least vulnerable teams to the coronavirus? I mean, almost two-thirds of their original 30-man roster will have some form of immunity, right?
   9. Starring Bradley Scotchman as RMc Posted: August 05, 2020 at 03:33 PM (#5968028)
Something something gift baskets.

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