Reds Manager David Bell Hopes His Players Are Feeling Better, Game Against Cubs Still On

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Reds Manager David Bell Hopes His Players Are Feeling Better, Game Against Cubs Still On

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With the Cubs and Reds due to kick off their four-game set in just a few hours, we’re still waiting on additional information about the illnesses/potential illnesses Reds players have suffered in recent days.

Matt Davidson tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, and then Mike Moustakas and Nick Senzel were scratched yesterday because they were not feeling well. Given the outbreak among the Marlins, and given the potential impact it has had on the Phillies (whom they played yesterday), you can understand some trepidation among the Cubs about playing the Reds tonight without more information. Well, that is to say, I have trepidation. We haven’t heard from the Cubs yet.

Reds manager David Bell just addressed the media, and although he expects more information soon, he extended only positive vibes and a sense that the game will proceed:

When that information comes down the pipe, I’ll update, too.



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.