Even as coronavirus (COVID-19) cases surge within the state, it seems many Florida residents aren't taking health and safety protocols seriously. Just ask Kevan Smith.

The Rays catcher shared his experience with reporters Saturday as Tampa Bay and other MLB teams continue to prepare for a shortened 2020 season. Smith, a Pittsburgh native, said Pennsylvania and Florida are essentially two different worlds when it comes to wearing masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Smith's full comments, per The Athletic's Josh Tolentino: