Because of positive coronavirus result, two games in A’s, Mariners arrangement delayed

Seattle Mariners' Austin Nola (23) is greeted at home on his three-run home run by Kyle Lewis (1) and Kyle Seager during the third inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Because of a positive COVID-19 test out of the Oakland A’s voyaging party detailed Sunday, two of the three planned games against the Mariners in Seattle have been deferred, per a delivery from Major League Baseball.

Per MLB’s announcement:

“Out of a bounty of alert and to take into account extra testing and contact following to be performed inside the Oakland Athletics’ association, the booked games between the An’s and the host Seattle Mariners at T-Mobile Park on Tuesday, September first and Wednesday, September second have been delayed.”

Significant League Baseball educated the A’s regarding their positive test result at 10 p.m. Saturday night, head supervisor David Forst told columnists, driving the deferment of the An’s arrangement finale against the Astros in Houston. The positive test originated from Friday’s round of testing, and the A’s will keep on self segregate in Houston with appropriate wellbeing measures set up. With another round of testing, the A’s led contact following.

Results from tests done Sunday evening yielded not any more sure outcomes. All staying A’s players and staff individuals tried negative for COVID-19.

The group has not distinguished which individual from the voyaging party tried positive. It’s indistinct whether the positive test originated from a player, a mentor or another staff part.

The A’s should reschedule three deferred games; one with the Astros and two with the Mariners, at any rate. After not taking an interest in Thursday’s down against the Texas Rangers in Arlington to fight racial unfairness, the An’s are playing a doubleheader against the Rangers on Sept. 12.

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