COVID-19 outbreak hits close to home for former Seminole DJ Stewart

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Florida Times-UnionPublished 9:04 AM EDT Jul 28, 2020Baltimore Orioles DJ Stewart, right, is greeted by Austin Wynns after Stewart struck a two-run home run versus the Toronto Blue Jays during the 6th inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Toronto. Baltimore Orioles outfielder and Bolles School product DJ Stewart knows that all too well.While isolated in his hotel room Monday morning at an undisclosed location, Baltimore Orioles outfielder previous Florida State star DJ Stewart felt as dismayed and unpredictable about the future of the 2020 Major League Baseball season as anyone.The Bolles School item, who has actually seen up close and individual how the COVID-19 pandemic can trash a familys life, made no attempt to minimize the distressing reports about 13 Miami Marlins players or coaches evaluating positive for the coronavirus.”That lesson hit close to home for Stewart on July 12 when 45-year-old Jeff Hartman– a Yulee citizen whose kid played on the same baseball group with DJs 14-year-old bro, Keegan– passed away from the coronavirus. When the Marlins news came out, every administrator/coach for all major pro sports teams and significant colleges surely at least said an “uh-oh,” and numerous probably said things far worse.Jaguars president Mark Lamping had actually a determined reaction to the Marlins circumstance, saying everyone should wait until theres more concrete info on the break out.”With COVID-19, worry of the unidentified is bound to sneak in amongst professional athletes resuming competition in varying degrees.For DJ Stewart and MLB, as well as the Jaguars and NFL gatekeepers, a coronavirus outbreak in the Marlins clubhouse is a sobering tip of how much longer the odds are getting to have an uninterrupted season.

COVID-19 outbreak hits near house for previous Seminole DJ StewartGene Frenette
Florida Times-UnionPublished 9:04 AM EDT Jul 28, 2020Baltimore Orioles DJ Stewart, right, is greeted by Austin Wynns after Stewart struck a two-run house run versus the Toronto Blue Jays throughout the 6th inning of a baseball video game Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Toronto. Baltimore Orioles outfielder and Bolles School item DJ Stewart understands that all too well.While separated in his hotel space Monday early morning at a concealed area, Baltimore Orioles outfielder former Florida State star DJ Stewart felt as disappointed and uncertain about the future of the 2020 Major League Baseball season as anyone.The Bolles School product, who has actually seen up close and personal how the COVID-19 pandemic can damage a households life, made no effort to minimize the upsetting reports about 13 Miami Marlins coaches or gamers testing favorable for the coronavirus.”With COVID-19, worry of the unknown is bound to creep in among athletes resuming competitors in varying degrees.For DJ Stewart and MLB, as well as the Jaguars and NFL gatekeepers, a coronavirus outbreak in the Marlins clubhouse is a sobering reminder of how much longer the odds are getting to have an uninterrupted season.