The first meeting of the third series between Yankees from New York and Red Sox Boston, was suspended for a major outbreak of Coronavirus (Covid-19) within the Bronx organization, which is why the office of Big leagues (MLB) will continuously test players.
According to sources, today’s game at Yankee Stadium between Red Sox and New Yorkers was postponed due to positive tests for COVID-19 within the travel group of the Yankees, where they placed up to three players on the injured list for this situation.
The office of MLB decided to suspend the meeting between Yankees Y Red Sox to allow continuous testing and contact tracing, seeking to solve this situation and not have any more surprises with the Coronavirus
Here the report:
Yankees-Red Sox tonight postponed due to NYY’s COVID-19 issue, sources tell @TheAthletic.
– Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 15, 2021
MLB makes it official with a press release: “Following positive COVID-19 tests within the New York Yankees organization, tonight’s game between the Yankees and the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium has been postponed to allow for continued testing and contact tracing.”
– Jen McCaffrey (@jcmccaffrey) July 15, 2021
The Yankees early they had placed on the list of COVID-19 Latino relievers Wandy Peralta and Néstor Cortes Jr., but it seems that the problem with the virus is a little more important and the MLB You need to test players to avoid a bigger outbreak.
Here are the words of the manager of the Yankees:
Brian Cashman shares that Jonathan Loaisiga, Nestor Cortes Jr. & Wandy Peralta have tested positive for COVID-19, and that 3 more players have pending lab tests after their rapid tests came back positive pic.twitter.com/TTfFLYPrF3
– Yankees Videos (@snyyankees) July 15, 2021
In addition, ESPN journalist Marly Rivera reported that the Yankees, some time ago they had 85% of their staff vaccinated and still have this surprise that leads to the suspension of the game against the Red Sox on the MLB 2021.
Quite possibly, the office of the Big leagues I scheduled this game today suspended on a doubleheader to seven chapters.