NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – One of the minor league players in the New York Yankees system has tested positive for coronavirus in Tampa, according to published reports.
ESPN’s Jeff Passan posted the news on Sunday.
A minor league player in the New York Yankees system has tested positive for coronavirus, sources tell ESPN. He is the first known case in baseball. He was quarantined Friday morning after saying he was running a fever.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) March 15, 2020
The news follows baseball’s opening day being postponed and the rest of spring training has been canceled.
The Hall promises updates every Sunday, starting next week.