A's Reliever Jake Diekman on Playing While Being High-Risk for COVID-19
Baseball Tonight with Buster Olney
A's reliever Jake Diekman joins Buster to discuss his decision to play despite being high-risk for coronavirus. Diekman discusses why he didn't consider opting out, players policing their bubble and pitching relief with no crowd (2:20). Then, Eireann Dolan, wife of Nationals reliever Sean Doolittle, hops on to talk about her concerns living under the baseball umbrella after growing up with respiratory issues, and MLB making players decide between salary and service time and family members who are high risk (13:12). Plus, Todd Radom on the Rogers Centre and the weekly quiz (27:02).
57. The Shift on R2C2 | Matt Chapman and Jake Diekman
R2C2 is UNINTERRUPTED
The Shift on R2C2 is UNINTERRUPTED as CC Sabathia and special guest host Cameron Maybin are joined by Oakland A's Matt Chapman and Jake Diekman. On this players-only podcast, the guys discuss the 2018 American League Wild Card Game (6:10), Players' Weekend in Los Angeles (13:58), what each player likes and doesn't like about the game of baseball today (29:05). All this and more on The Shift, a partnership between the MLB Players Association and UNINTERRUPTED. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices