"I'm trying to be optimistic about the situation, but the longer it goes, the less optimistic I become… so I guess now I'm a pessimistic," Mason said on the chat. "As far as what I would do, I would just continue to workout. I need to prepare like there is an upcoming season – it wouldn't affect what I do physically. If it goes on through the summer, then it would affect the things I do. But for now, I'm just preparing for what I would normally prepare for in the offseason."