Brewers ban high fives to fight pink eye outbreak

Friday March 13th, 2015

The Milwaukee Brewers will not be doing much celebrating for the rest of spring training, but it has nothing to do with the quality of the team's play.

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The team has banned high fives in an effort to curb an outbreak of pink eye in the locker room, an ailment that recently affected catcher Jonathan Lucroy and pitching coach Rick Kranitz, according to The Associated Press.

Manager Ron Roenicke said the disease kept taking down Brewers so extreme action needed to be taken.

"We've been going through it for a while and it seems like a couple of more show up every day,"

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This outbreak is just another piece of evidence that even professional locker rooms in fancy spring training complexes can be gross places.

Brendan Maloy

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