Patrick Reusse asks a legit question during this time... The key to any return of baseball is being able to keep the players safe.
He talked to catchers such as Dan and Eli Wilson, Mike Redmond and others, including Joe Mauer who said,
“You can’t avoid close proximity as a catcher,” Mauer said. “You’re touching everything — figuratively, as far as being in on every pitch, and literally … baseballs coming from pitchers, fielders and umpires.
“I don’t think catchers are going to want to have a bottle of hand sanitizer taped on them so they take a splash every time they handle a baseball.