After 12 players and other players were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus in professional baseball Hiroshima, the 12 teams discussed at an extraordinary representative meeting whether to resume the Hiroshima match, but decided again on the 25th of the match day. It was decided to do.
In Hiroshima, a total of 12 people, including 9 players, 2 coaches, and 1 staff member, were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus, and the 3 consecutive battles with the Hanshin Tigers from the 21st to the 23rd of this month were cancelled.
The 12 teams held an extraordinary representative meeting online and discussed whether to resume the Hiroshima game in the interleague game starting on the 25th, but on the 23rd, it was concluded that the infection situation could not be grasped yet, such as new positives appearing. It didn't come out.
Then, on the 24th, based on the results of the PCR test performed on all the teams and the guidance from the health center under their jurisdiction, it was decided to hold a temporary executive committee again on the morning of the 25th of the match day to decide the response.
At a press conference after the meeting, NPB = Nippon Professional Baseball Secretary-General Atsushi Ihara said, "It will be a debate about whether we can form a team using special cases or whether we can hold a match with the formed team." ..
In addition, due to the influence of the new coronavirus, if the interleague game starting on the 25th cannot complete all the games within the schedule including the preliminary day, the team with the highest winning rate as of the end of the 17th next month will be called "winner". I decided to do it.
However, on the condition that "15 games or more have been digested and the winning percentage is 50% or more", even if the team has less than 15 games, the games that have not been digested will be added as a loss, and if the winning percentage exceeds the 1st place team, the team will be called " It means "winning".