This comes after a total of 17 players and two staff members from the Miami Marlins have tested positive for COVID-19.
The Marlins remain stranded in Philadelphia, where they played last weekend. The Phillies' four-game, home-and-home series against the New York Yankees was postponed this week. The St. Louis Cardinals were the latest team impacted, with two positive tests announced Friday. They are slated to make that game up as part of a twin bill Sunday. "We have a very robust set of protocols in place for the explicit reason of preventing something like this happening". "I think we can still hopefully practice, pitchers throw bullpens".
A message left with Major League Baseball on Thursday afternoon was not immediately returned.
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New York's four games against Philadelphia are being rescheduled for next week, the first two in NY. The Milwaukee Brewers home opener against the St. Louis Cardinals scheduled for Friday was postponed after at least one positive COVID-19 test within the Cardinals' organization.
He created dozens of schedules during the past few months. Players have also been encouraged to not travel outside of their hotels on road trips except for games. You'll also have access to NBC, AMC and more live sports with your free trial, so it's definitely worth checking out.
The baseball season is not yet a week old, and so far the teams with changed dates and schedules include the Marlins, Phillies, Yankees, Jays, Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles, who ended up just playing the Yankees since they had nothing better to do.
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The idea behind the plan is to reduce the wear and tear on pitchers amid a regular season previously reduced to 60 games due to the coronavirus pandemic. Freeman struggled with symptoms but has since returned to the team.
After taking two of three from the Philadelphia Phillies over the weekend, the Miami Marlins learned Monday that nine members of their organization (seven players, two coaches) had contracted the coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Toronto Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo says the team's upcoming series in Philadelphia has been postponed. It had not been confirmed by Major League Baseball.