We heard about this morning from Buster Olney, and despite the Cubs trading for Dan Haren, it’s still supposedly going on:
No hints at all regarding what it may entail, though it’s well-known that the Padres are making multiple players available. Particularly starting pitchers, which the Red sox could use, and Justin Upton who could work in Chicago. That’s all speculation of course. The last three team deal involved 13 players, so anything is possible.
A doubleheader between the St. Louis Cardinals and Detroit Tigers this week is being postponed to allow more time for additional COVID-19 testing.
MLB opted to postpone Thursday’s doubleheader to continue additional testing while players and staff are quarantined before the team returns to play. More details about the Cardinals’ resumption of play will be announced later this week.
The Cardinals had a series against Pittsburgh set to start on Monday postponed after a weekend series against the Cubs was scrapped due to three positive coronavirus tests.
St. Louis had two more players and a staff member test positive for the virus on Friday and have had eight positive players overall, including star catcher Yadier Molina.
There have now been 29 games postponed by Major League Baseball because of coronavirus concerns. The Cardinals have not played since July 30 and have had 15 games scrapped.
Miami and Philadelphia each had seven games postponed earlier and have returned to the field since the disruptions.
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