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Sports Report: Cardinals-Brewers postponed, St. Louis has 6 total COVID-19 cases

19:33  01 august  2020
19:33  01 august  2020 Source:   thescore.com

AP source: St. Louis-Milwaukee PPD after Cardinals positives

  AP source: St. Louis-Milwaukee PPD after Cardinals positives NEW YORK — Friday's game between St. Louis and Milwaukee has been postponed after multiple Cardinals employees tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the postponement in Milwaukee had not been announced. Two other games scheduled for Friday involving the Marlins, Nationals, Blue Jays and Phillies had already been postponed because of an outbreak among Miami players and two positive tests on Philadelphia's coaching staff. ___ Follow Jake Seiner: https://twitter.com/Jake_Seiner ___ More AP MLB: https://apnews.

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Saturday's game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park has been postponed after new positive test results for COVID-19 surfaced within the Cardinals organization, a source told The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal.

Three of the individuals to return new positive results are staff members, while one is a player, according to The Athletic's Mark Saxon.

The Cardinals have a total of six positive tests within their 58-person traveling group, reports Derrick S. Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Virus rocks MLB: Cards-Brewers off; 2 St. Louis positives

  Virus rocks MLB: Cards-Brewers off; 2 St. Louis positives NEW YORK — The coronavirus forced another change in Major League Baseball’s schedule, bringing the league’s total to eight teams affected in the first nine days of the season. Friday's game between St. Louis and Milwaukee was postponed after two Cardinals players tested positive for the coronavirus. The league announced the schedule change hours before the game was to be played. It said the postponement in Milwaukee is "consistent with protocolsFriday's game between St. Louis and Milwaukee was postponed after two Cardinals players tested positive for the coronavirus.

Friday's game between St. Louis and Milwaukee was also postponed after the Cardinals confirmed two major-league players tested positive.

The six individuals are reportedly in isolation and the entire group will be tested again Saturday.

The Cardinals and Brewers are scheduled to play a doubleheader Sunday.

St. Louis is the latest MLB team to experience a COVID-19 outbreak. As of Friday, the Miami Marlins reportedly had 18 players and two coaches test positive, causing several game postponements around the league.

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A three-game series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates scheduled for Aug. 10-12 has been postponed to allow for additional COVID-19 testing, Major League Baseball announced Sunday. Outfielder Lane Thomas tested positive for COVID-19 during the Cardinals' latest round of testing, president of baseball operations John Mozeliak said, according to MLB.com's Anne Rogers. Seventeen members of the Cardinals' traveling party haveOutfielder Lane Thomas tested positive for COVID-19 during the Cardinals' latest round of testing, president of baseball operations John Mozeliak said, according to MLB.com's Anne Rogers.

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