Detroit Tigers acknowledge positive coronavirus cases

(AP) – The Detroit Tigers acknowledge an undisclosed number of players on the team have tested positive for the new coronavirus.

Tigers general manager Al Avila said some of them were isolated, retested, and passed protocols to resume baseball activities. Avila said in a statement that those who tested positive “are being closely monitored by our medical staff and we hope to have them back on the field soon.”

Avila added that the team will not identify players who are unable to participate in workouts due to non-work-related injuries.


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