Cincinnati Reds Player Tests Positive for Virus, Game Postponed

An unidentified Cincinnati Reds player tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday, according to the Athletic. The Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates were informed of the positive test after the teams played Friday night.

The Saturday game between the two teams has been postponed, according to ESPN, citing people familiar with the matter.

Major League Baseball has already had two major outbreaks disrupt its season. The Miami Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals have had weeks worth of games postponed. Teams across the league face daunting schedules filled with doubleheaders and limited days off in order to make up for games missed because of the virus.

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