The New York Yankees aren't messing around with their recent coronavirus scare.
After one of their minor leaguers tested positive for COVID-19, the organization has now reportedly made the decision to quarantine all of their minor league players for the next two weeks.
Players will have to stay in their respective hotel rooms until they're given the go-ahead to leave. They'll even have their meals delivered to them while they're under quarantine.
While it might seem drastic, it's definitely a smart move. The best way to stop the spread of the virus between players is to simply shut things down for a bit and eliminate possible opportunities for infection.
The coronavirus case also makes the Yankees major league players' decision to stay down in Tampa Bay to continue their Spring Training regimen that much more questionable. MLB gave the players the chance to leave, but they chose to stay, and now they run the risk of getting infected.
Hopefully the massive quarantine effort helps the case remain isolated and no other players end up contracting the virus.