Phils visiting clubhouse staffer tests positive

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We've long wondered, since Major League Baseball was careful to avoid setting such public targets, how many players could be put on the COVID list before a team would be forced to forfeit games.

State and local governments have pressured baseball about players skirting the mandates outlined in the league's 113-page operations manual, sources told ESPN.

Four additional players tested positive for the virus on Tuesday, increasing the team's total number of cases to 17.

The Athletic first reported Wednesday's positive test.

The Phillies had two members of their club - a coach and a clubhouse worker - test positive on Thursday.

The Blue Jays were scheduled to play a doubleheader Saturday and a game Sunday at Citizens Bank Park.

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"There's a much better chance of being able to find places to replay games because teams are much closer to each other and there's not as much substantial travel to replay games", he said. The Blue Jays are playing home games in their opposition's parks until their temporary home in Buffalo, N.Y., is ready on August 11.

"We're going to talk to the Nationals, see if we can work out here", Montoyo said.

NY had stayed at the Park Hyatt Washington for its opening series against the Nationals and was at the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia when Major League Baseball called off the games against the Phillies. "I don't put this in the nightmare category", he said. The Marlins won't play again until Monday at the earliest, and are now still quarantining in Philadelphia. "The Marlins' personnel who tested positive remain in isolation and are receiving care".

The person who spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday about the Marlins did so on condition of anonymity because test results were not announced. As a result, the Marlins' season has been suspended through this Sunday. I believe some guys got careless, at least one guy did for sure, he went out, and came back positive and spread it around. We built the protocols to allow us to continue to play.

It's uncertain if the Indians and Twins will move forward with their scheduled game Friday night.

Nationals manager Dave Martinez joked that his team's upcoming four-day layoff - Monday already was a scheduled off day, so the World Series champions don't play next until Tuesday against the visiting New York Mets - is like a "mini All-Star break".

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