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Thursday marks a full 7 days without baseball for most fans. As things continue to change, and the uncertainty remains on when we’ll see the Dodgers again, several players sent a message to fans through the official LAD Twitter account.

Yes, Clayton Kershaw, David Price, Dave Roberts, and Andrew Friedman are among the faces urging fans to stay strong, safe, and wash their hands.

Of course, the message is clear — it’s up to all of us to be smart and considerate of others and practice social distancing to the best of our abilities. At best, players will return to Camelback Ranch sometime in May and a shortened spring training 2.0 will lead to Dodger baseball once again possibly by June.

In the interim, organizational members will be thankfully taken care of by the ballclub as MLB announced all 30 teams would be stepping up to assist ballpark employees. Additionally, the Dodgers are among the known teams continuing to provide daily allowances to their minor leaguers.

As a last note, once baseball does come back, the expectation is that we can expect a shortened season. However many games the new schedule will be made up of remains to be seen.

NEXT: MLB Hints at Shortened 2020 Schedule

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