in

Dodgers Pay to Quarantine Families of Players and Coaches

Families will now be able to join the team in the playoff bubble, thanks to ownership.



As a part of MLB’s policy for the postseason, teams will need to quarantine to protect against COVID-19 outbreaks. The Dodgers have already entered their bubble and are staying in hotels for the remainder of the season.

One concern for Dodgers players and coaches was that they would have to be away from their families. Coaches in particular were facing the possibility of being away from their family for yet another month. First-base coach George Lombard has talked several times about being away from his family since the season started back up. 

Fortunately, it seems the Dodgers ownership group stepped up to make sure that families are involved in the playoff picture. According to Dave Roberts, the team has already paid for families to quarantine at hotels so that they can meet the league’s requirements and stay with the team in Texas. That is, of course, assuming they make it past the wildcard round. 

It’s important to note that the team is paying out of their own pockets to ensure family members get to reunite with the coaches and players. It’s also important to note that this is not common across the league, as other teams have not said they are also doing this.  A class act by a class organization.

The Dodgers will host the first round of the playoffs before the team heads off to Texas. The Division Series and the Championship Series will both be hosted at the new Globe Life Field. 

Have you subscribed to our YouTube Channel yet? Subscribe and hit that notification bell to stay up to date on all the latest Dodgers news, interviews, live streams, and more! You can also subscribe to our Blue Heaven podcast for the latest in sports news and discussion. 

Dodgers: Mookie Betts Talks About the Other NL West Team He Was Almost Traded To

Written by Brook Smith

Brook is the Senior Editor of Dodgers Nation, with several years of experience in sports journalism. He is an avid Dodgers and Lakers fan, and can be spotted fairly often at Dodger Stadium and Staples Center.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Loading…

0