The Chicago White Sox and third baseman Yoan Moncada have agreed to a five-year contract extension, The Athletic reports.
Jay: "We've wasted two months. And this is not a disease where you're allowed to waste two months." [Said] Ashish Jha, a general internist who received his MD from Harvard Medical School. "I don't use these words lightly, and it's incredibly painful for me to say it," he said, adding: "The cost of all of this is that tens of thousands of Americans are going to die unnecessarily ... It was wholly preventable, and not just preventable in hindsight — it was preventable in foresight. Everybody said this is how it was going to play out if they didn't act." _________________________________________________ Okay Trump voters, knowing that he knew the seriousness of what we all were facing even back in February and early March, defend the President's words (here some of them are): Jan 22: "We have it totally under control. It’s one person coming in from China. It’s going to be just fine." Feb 2: "We pretty much shut it down coming in from China." Feb 12: "You know in April, supposedly [the virus] dies with the hotter weather." Feb 24: "The Coronavirus is very much under control in the USA ,,, Stock Market starting to look very good to me!" Feb 25: "CDC and my Administration are doing a GREAT job of handling Coronavirus." Feb 25: "I think that's a problem that’s going to go away ... They have studied it. They know very much. In fact, we’re very close to a vaccine." Feb 26: "The 15 within a couple of days is going to be down to close to zero." [There were 53 US cases of COVID-19 on Feb 26] Feb 26: "We're going very substantially down, not up." Feb 27: "One day it’s like a miracle, it will disappear." Feb 28: "We're ordering a lot of supplies. We're ordering a lot of, uh, elements that frankly we wouldn't be ordering unless it was something like this. But we're ordering a lot of different elements of medical." Feb 28: "This is their new hoax." Feb 28: "We're totally prepared." Mar 2: "You take a solid flu vaccine, you don't think that could have an impact, or much of an impact, on corona?" Mar 2: "A lot of things are happening, a lot of very exciting things are happening and they’re happening very rapidly." Mar 4: "We have thousands or hundreds of thousands of people that get better just by, you know, sitting around and even going to work — some of them go to work, but they get better." Mar 5: "I NEVER said people that are feeling sick should go to work. " Mar 5: "The United States ... has, as of now, only 129 cases ... and 11 deaths. We are working very hard to keep these numbers as low as possible!" Mar 6: "I think we’re doing a really good job in this country at keeping it down… a tremendous job at keeping it down." Mar 6: "Anybody right now, and yesterday, anybody that needs a test gets a test. They’re there. And the tests are beautiful ... the tests are all perfect like the letter was perfect. The transcription was perfect. Right? This was not as perfect as that but pretty good." Mar 6: "I like this stuff. I really get it. People are surprised that I understand it ... Every one of these doctors said, ‘How do you know so much about this?’ Maybe I have a natural ability. Maybe I should have done that instead of running for president." Mar 6: "I don't need to have the numbers double because of one ship that wasn't our fault." Mar 6: "I didn’t know people died from the flu." [his own grandfather died from the flu] Mar 8: "We have a perfectly coordinated and fine tuned plan at the White House for our attack on CoronaVirus."