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Eireann Dolan, Sean Doolittle's wife, urges fans not to attend spring training games due to coronavirus concerns

Eireann Dolan, Sean Doolittle's wife, urges fans not to attend spring training games due to coronavirus concerns

Eireann Dolan, wife of Washington Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle, took to Twitter Thursday to urge fans not to attend spring training games despite MLB taking no action regarding the suspension of games just yet.

"I’m probably not supposed to say this, but people I beg of you please do not come to games right now," Dolan said in a tweet. "I know they’re still inexplicably playing them right now, but that doesn’t mean it’s safe to attend. You’re putting yourselves, the staffs, and teams at risk. Please don’t go."

Dolan followed that tweet by saying although she trusts MLB will be making a decision soon, games will still be held if fans are attending.

According to her reply to one Twitter user, Dolan says she has a long history of respiratory problems.

After the NBA suspended play indefinitely Wednesday, MLS followed suit Thursday by doing the same. 

As of now, the Washington Nationals have said that no decision has been made regarding the status of their March 24 exhibition game set to be held at Nats Park.

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Nationals manager Davey Martinez gives piggyback ride to help Asdrúbal Cabrera celebrate 2nd homer

Nationals manager Davey Martinez gives piggyback ride to help Asdrúbal Cabrera celebrate 2nd homer

Davey Martinez has a new job: piggyback ride.

Asdrúbal Cabrera hopped on the Nationals manager Monday night following his second home run of the evening. Cabrera took a ride through a jubilant dugout in what became a rout for the struggling Nationals.

Cabrera homered twice Monday.

The idea was also partially a troll of a new member of the Mets, Brian Dozier. Dozier would hop on stout batting practice pitcher Ali Modami following a home run last season and ride through the dugout. Modami opted out of this season.

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The Nationals finally had something to dance about in the dugout after scoring 16 runs Monday night in Citi Field. They are 5-7 on the season.

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Nationals' rout of Mets spurs Twitter jokes of cardboard fans leaving early

Nationals' rout of Mets spurs Twitter jokes of cardboard fans leaving early

The 2020 MLB season has not been too kind to the New York Mets. Injuries and blown games have the team struggling out the gate, and though some could chalk that up to the "typical Mets," it doesn't make it any better.

Sitting at 7-9, the record could be worse, but high expectations have not been met early on in the shortened season. Things only got worse on Monday against the Nationals as New York found itself trailing 14-0 in the sixth inning. Remember, this is a baseball game, not football.

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The scene is something that isn't too unfamiliar for fans of the team, but one major difference is that there are no boos coming from the stands, or fans heading for the exits early. Instead, cardboard supporters stick it out no matter what the product on the field looks like.

Yet, that did not stop Twitter from getting in jokes about what was transpiring. To them, a realistic-feel to the contest would include the cardboard cutouts being carried away long before the last out is recorded and a different noise being piped in.

Even in a season where baseball doesn't feel normal, there are some things that remain the same. One of those is the Mets being the brunt of a joke. 

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