The Giants-Padres games on Friday and Saturday were postponed after positive COVID-19 testing within the Giants organization


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The Friday night game between the San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres at Petco Park has been postponed due to a positive COVID-19 test within the Giants organization. The MLB also announced that Saturday’s scheduled game between the two teams has also been postponed.

Here is the full announcement from MLB:

Following a positive test for COVID-19 at the San Francisco Giants organization, tonight’s and tomorrow’s games at Petco Park between the Giants and host San Diego Padres have been postponed with an abundance of caution and additional testing and Tracing will be conducted to allow contact. Major League Baseball will continue to provide updates as needed.

While no official reason for the moratorium was immediately given on Friday, Padres immediately after the announcement of positive tests. The decision was not made until minutes before the first pitch scheduled for Friday night. It is not yet known whether Positive is a veteran.

To briefly go into a 60-game regular season, both the Giants and Penders are currently in playoff status in the National League.

Earlier this season, the Marlins and Cardinals were forced to postpone multiple games due to COVID groups with their respective organizations. Earlier this month, the A’s were forced to postpone four games due to positive testing.