Cincinnati Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer played host to a “Sandlot” charity Wiffle ball game Saturday night in Arizona.
All returns were to be donated to help MLB staff individuals who are out of work while the games have been suspended in light of the coronavirus outbreak.
Bauer likewise set up a GoFundMe account that has raised nearly $20,000. He has set an objective of $1 million.
Among the players who took an interest were two of Bauer’s previous Indians colleagues: pitcher Mike Clevinger and outfielder Oscar Mercado, who supposedly homered in the game.
MLB shut down spring training Thursday and has said that the beginning of the regular season will be deferred at least two weeks.
Bauer was traded from the Indians to the Reds in July in a three-team manage the Padres that landed Yasiel Puig in Cleveland.
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