The 2020 MLB season was looking grim for the Houston Astros amid their sign-stealing scandal, but all of that attention was put on pause with the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic. First spring training games were canceled, then opening day was pushed back and now the entire season is in limbo.
Despite the above, Astros star pitcher and 2019 American League Cy Young Winner Justin Verlander has shined a glimmer a positive light. On social media, Verlander and wife Kate Upton announced that they would be donating their weekly paycheck to a different charity that is in the fight against the pandemic.â
Ultimately, Verlander is setting a precedent for MLB players to help in a way that can save a number of lives.
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