Phillies Gamers Have No Constructive COVID-19 Checks After Friday Testing
For the second consecutive day, the Phillies haven’t had any gamers check optimistic for COVID-19, MLB Community’s Jon Heyman studies (Twitter hyperlink). Whereas that is clearly a superb signal, it doesn’t essentially imply a clear invoice of well being for all on-field personnel, in fact, because the Phillies’ present schedule pause was due partly to optimistic check outcomes from a coach and clubhouse staffer earlier this week.
Nonetheless, the Phillies will participate in a crew exercise in the present day, NBC Sports activities’ Jim Salisbury studies (by way of Twitter) as they hope to renew motion quickly. The Phils proceed to be in limbo following their collection with the Marlins final weekend, because the shut publicity to a Marlins crew within the midst of a coronavirus outbreak resulted within the Phils sitting out per week’s motion, with seven video games postponed.
Then once more, Philadelphia’s subsequent scheduled collection is towards Miami from August 4-6, and it’s fairly attainable these video games may very well be postponed because of the Marlins’ state of affairs. If the Marlins are unavailable, one possibility may very well be for the Phillies and Yankees to try to squeeze of their three video games missed final week right into a single sport and double-header on August third and 4th, as New York has a pair of off-days of their schedule — the Yankees can be found since they moved up video games towards the Orioles to fill the hole left behind by the postponed Phillies video games.