Charlie Blackmon, 2 other Rockies test positive for coronavirus

Rockies Gardener Charlie blackmonleft handed Phillip Diehl That’s right Ryan Castellani They have tested positive for the coronavirus after recently training at Coors Field, reports Kyle Newman of the Denver Post. Only one of the three showed symptoms, although their identity is unknown.

In addition to Blackmon, Diehl and Castellani, the other players who have been working at the stadium tested negative. As a result of the positive tests, which Newman writes “were late last week,” the facility has been closed for the week.

Despite the fact that Major League Baseball and the players agreed on health and safety protocols on Tuesday, paving the way for a regular season of 60 games, this is yet another reminder of how difficult it will be for all involved to make it through unscathed. the bell.

Blackmon, a four-time All-Star, is the most important player to date that we know has tested positive for COVID-19. However, Colorado is certainly not the only team that has been affected by it. In the past few days alone, the virus has also plagued the Phillies, Yankees, Angels, Astros, Giants, and Blue Jays, not to mention at least a few unidentified clubs.