This is the third confirmed positive case of the coronavirus among MLB-affiliated players or staff. The first two publicly disclosed positive tests were Reds announced Wednesday that an Arizona-based employee has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Reds’ spring training home is in Goodyear, Arizona, where the team was playing games until MLB suspended its season last Thursday.. MLB is not shutting down spring training sites entirely, but many players and coaches are heading home with the season pushed back until at least mid-May.Most players are trying to balance staying in shape in hopes that there is a 2020 Major League Baseball season — hopefully sooner than later — with the realities of social distancing and not being able to complete normal workouts.The Cincinnati
Here’s the Reds’ press release: We will continue to follow the state and local guidelines for the prevention and treatment of COVID-2019. For your reference, the dates involved are February 29, 2020 through March 14, 2020. The Reds staff who came in close contact with this employee are being tested and have self-quarantined.