The Cardinals’ game Friday night in Milwaukee, which was to be the Brewers’ home opener, was postponed, MLB announced, and will be made up as a doubleheader Sunday; the teams’ scheduled game for Saturday remains on at this point.
The rescheduling, MLB’s statement said, “is consistent with protocols to allow enough time for additional testing and contact tracing to be conducted.”
Still, that means six teams, or 20 percent of the league, will sit idle Friday due to coronavirus-related postponements: the Cardinals, Brewers, Marlins, Philadelphia Phillies, Toronto Blue Jays and Washington Nationals. The Cardinals’ cases involve two St. Louis players, according to a league official.
The Cardinals’ samples that produced the positive tests were most likely taken in Minneap...