Sports Cardinals-Pirates series postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

04:20  10 august  2020
04:20  10 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.

Cardinals ' series vs. Pirates postponed , leaving team 46 days to play 55 games. The St. Louis Cardinals ' shutdown due to a COVID - 19 outbreak will go through at least Wednesday, with the announcement Sunday that this week's three-game set against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Busch

The upcoming St. Louis Cardinals -Pittsburgh Pirates three-game series has been postponed due to the Cardinals ' coronavirus ( COVID - 19 ) outbreak , the league announced Sunday. The outbreak has seen at least nine players and seven staff members test positive for the virus. This is the fourth series

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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 have tested positive for COVID-19.

Phillies to return Monday vs. Yankees, Marlins to face Orioles on Tuesday

  Phillies to return Monday vs. Yankees, Marlins to face Orioles on Tuesday The Philadelphia Phillies and Miami Marlins will return to the field Monday and Tuesday, respectively, MLB announced Saturday. Both teams were kept from playing games after a COVID-19 outbreak reportedly affected 20 individuals within the Marlins organization; Miami faced the Phillies in their season-opening series in Philadelphia. The Phillies are scheduled to resume play against the New York Yankees in a four-game, home-and-home series. The teams will square off at Yankee Stadium on Aug. 3 and 4, with two games at Citizens Bank Park to follow on Aug. 5 and 6.

Today’s postponement brings the number of teams sidelined due to COVID - 19 to six. The Brewers, Cardinals , Marlins, Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Nationals and Toronto Blue Jays all have been forced to postpone games due to positive coronavirus tests. Already facing a shortened 60-game

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The Cardinals haven't played since July 29 due to the outbreak. Information regarding the team's resumption of play is expected to be announced later in the week, the league's statement reads.

St. Louis has only played five games this season, while 15 have been postponed. The Cardinals' next series is scheduled to begin Thursday with a doubleheader in Detroit against the Tigers.

To reach 60 games, the Cardinals will need to play 55 contests in 49 days if they restart Thursday.

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Report: Reds-Pirates postponed due to positive COVID-19 test .
Saturday's game between the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates has been postponed after a Reds player tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, a source told Jeff Passan of ESPN. Major League Baseball has yet to make a decision regarding Sunday's game, but it's likely it will also be postponed, Passan notes. The league is waiting for further test results and contact tracing before making a public announcement, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports.Cincinnati is slated to have an off day Monday - though it could be used for a doubleheader against the Pirates - before opening a two-game series against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday.

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