After the latest round of coronovirus testing, the Miami Marlins had four additional players test positive, According to Ken Rosenthal of Athletic.
This means that 17 players have tested positive in the last five days. Miami had 11 players and two coaches on Monday’s roster as total confirmed cases.
The team stays in Philadelphia on Monday night, after the Baltimore Orioles home opener was canceled. According to Rosenthal, one of the team members who tested positive later had a test that came negative.
For a player to be eligible to rejoin the team, they would need two negative tests 24 hours apart.
As a result of the Marlins’ outbreak, the Philadelphia Phillies postponed Monday’s game against the New York Yankees at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies hosted the Marlins over the weekend, but none of the players tested positive in the opening round of the results, According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post.
The Phillies game against the Yankees was also postponed on Tuesday night.
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred appeared on MLB Network and stated that Miami’s outbreak was not a “nightmare” scenario for the league and relied on protocol.