The Cardinal of St. Louis had two players who tested positive for COVID-19, so Major League Baseball postponed Friday afternoon’s game at the Milwaukee Brewery, a source told ESPN’s Jeff Passan.
A quick MLB decision to postpone Friday’s game, which was scheduled for 2:10 p.m. ET, which occurs after the outbreak in Miami’s Marlini, which underwent 20 positive tests – 18 players the following Friday, sources told ESPN. eight days.
Baseball journalist Craig Mish reported for the first time that two cardinal players are positive.
A source told ESPN Jesse Rogers that if what was happening to the cardinals had happened before the Marlins outbreak, Friday’s game in Miller Park would still be played.
The last time the cardinals played was in the Minnesota twins on Wednesday night.
As a result, the number of teams that are down on Friday increases to six. Brewers and cardinals will join the Marlins, Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Nationals and the Toronto Blue Jays as teams affected by the drop in positive tests.
The Cardinals ’positive tests show the first positive tests the sport has seen off the east coast since the regular season that began last week.