Justin Verlander and his wife, model and actress Kate Uptonannounced that it will donate a portion of their wages to support various organizations that are fighting the coronavirus.
The pitcher Houston Astros noted that give you your weekly wages to the cause, as he shared in a video through Instagram.
Recently, the MLB announced that it will continue to send out paychecks to the players while the season is suspended. Kate Upton and I have decided to donate these funds to a different organization each week so that we can support their efforts and highlight the great work they are doing during the crisis of COVID-19,“ said Verlander.
The launcher two times winner of the award Cy Young receives a salary of $ 33 million, so that would be helping the cause a total of 177 thousand 419 dollars per day to different groups.
“We know that everyone is affected by this crisis, but for those who are able, we encourage you to stay at home to help flatten the curve and look at the things around you that need a hand to help them” said Verlander.
The start of the season 2020 baseball Major League he was suspended due to the pandemic, and it is unknown when he will return to the activity.
Currently, United States it is the country with the most cases of Covid-19 in the world with more than 337 thousand people infected.