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