Saturday’s sport between the St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers has been postponed following further optimistic checks among the many Cardinals, in keeping with ESPN and a number of experiences.
At the least 4 extra members of the Cardinals have examined optimistic for COVID-19, in keeping with ESPN and a number of experiences.
It’s not identified whether or not the brand new optimistic checks got here from Cardinals gamers. Baseball reporter Craig Mish first reported on the brand new instances.
Main League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred had instructed MLB Gamers Affiliation govt director Tony Clark on Friday that if the game does not do a greater job of managing the coronavirus, it might shut down for the season, sources aware of the dialog instructed ESPN’s Jeff Passan. In textual content conversations with teammates Friday, MLBPA participant representatives additionally warned concerning the menace to the season, in keeping with Passan.
Friday’s sequence opener was postponed after two Cardinals gamers examined optimistic for the coronavirus. The sport was moved to be a part of a doubleheader Sunday — the primary set of seven-inning video games below an settlement introduced by Main League Baseball on Friday.
After studying of the primary two optimistic instances Thursday evening, the Cardinals mentioned that they instructed all gamers and employees to self-isolate of their lodge rooms in Milwaukee till additional discover.
The Cardinals’ positives represented the primary optimistic checks for baseball exterior of the East Coast for the reason that common season began final week.