Rockies GM Supports Desmond’s Decision to Skip ’20 Season
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich says he supports outfielder Ian Desmond's decision to sit out the 2020 major league baseball season over concerns about the coronavirus pandemic and other issues in society. Bridich says Desmond's decision won't affect his future in Denver nor will it spoil the special relationship the men have developed while working together in Denver. The Rockies have found a replacement for Desmond in veteran Matt Kemp. The slugger as agreed to a minor league deal with the Rockies and could get the DH job.