Zooming in to start unprecedented MLB summer camp amid virus pandemic

  • Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jose Quintana delivers during the first inning of the team’s Sept. 26, 2019 game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh. Quintana had surgery to repair nerve damage in his pitching thumb Thursday, July 2, 2020 after he cut himself washing dishes and is out indefinitely. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

  • A workout area sits idle in the concourse under the first base stands at Fenway Park, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in Boston. The Boston Red Sox are scheduled resume training camp Friday at Fenway. (AP Photo/Jimmy Golen)

Texas Rangers manager Chris Woodward was going to address his entire team before the start of MLB’s unprecedented summer training camp, just like he did when spring training opened about 4 1/2 months ago. It was on a Zoom call instead of in person this time.