Team members announced Thursday that after positive testing by a member of the coaching staff and a member of the Home Clubhouse staff, Philadelphia Films has canceled all activity at Citizens Bank Park, including a weekend series against the Blue Jem Is included.
The Phillies said that no player has tested positive.
As a result, Saturday’s doubleheader and Sunday’s game in Philadelphia have been postponed, Blue Mont’s manager Charlie Montoyo said.
The Phillies have not played since Sunday. They are not currently scheduled to play until a four-game series against the Yankees – on Monday and Tuesday in New York and at home on Wednesday and Thursday.
Phillis Center fielder Andrew McCutchen posted his reaction On Twitter, “It really sucks.”
The new positives were tested positive on Thursday after an attendant for the upcoming clubhouse following a weekend series against the Miami Marlins, who have tested 19 positives in the past seven days, sources confirmed.
The Phillies were supposed to host the Yankees on Monday and Tuesday and then play in New York on Wednesday and Thursday. Instead, the Yankees started a series against the Oroles on Wednesday.