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Anthony Rizzo understands the seriousness of the coronavirus outbreak, but he’s not going to let it change his day-to-day life.

“You can’t live scared, Rizzo told reporters in Arizona on Tuesday. “Just [going to] continue to wash my hands more, take the precautions but [I’m] still gonna live my life.”

Amid fears the virus could spread, MLB, MLS, the NHL and NBA jointly announced Monday a temporary closing of locker rooms to non-players and essential team personnel. MLB plans to start the regular season on time, and there are no talks of playing games without fans — which the NHL and NBA have discussed.

If baseball gets to that point, count Rizzo as one player against the idea.

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