Marlins Cancel Home-Opener Amid COVID-19 Outbreak In Clubhouse, 11 Players Test Positive
By CBS News // July 28, 2020
Marlins had at least 14 individuals become infected over last several days
ABOVE VIDEO: The Marlins will not be opening the home portion of their schedule as planned.
(CBS) – Major League Baseball’s 2020 season is not even a week old, but one team has already experienced a coronavirus outbreak that will sideline a chunk of its roster and has caused a game to be canceled.
The Miami Marlins, who had four players test positive during their opening series against the Philadelphia Phillies, had an additional seven players (as well as a few coaches) test positive on Monday, less than 12 hours before they were supposed to play their home opener against the Baltimore Orioles, per CBS Sports HQ’s Jim Bowden.
The Marlins have had at least 14 individuals become infected over the last several days, per ESPN’s Jeff Passan.
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