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2 MLB games postponed after COVID-19 outbreak on the Miami Marlins

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ATLANTA, GEORGIA – JULY 21: Jorge Alfaro #38 of the Miami Marlins reacts with Jonathan Villar #2 after hitting a solo homer in the third inning against the Atlanta Braves during an exhibition game at Truist Park on July 21, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

MIAMI (WFLA) — The Miami Marlins’ home opener and a Yankees-Phillies match-up have been postponed Monday after 11 players and two coaches on the Marlins tested positive for COVID-19, according to ESPN.

According to ESPN’s MLB reporter Jeff Passan, 11 of the 33 players traveling with the Marlins have tested positive for coronavirus. The team just finished a series with the Philadelphia Phillies, which caused their game vs. the Yankees Monday night to also be postponed.

The Marlins were scheduled to host the Orioles in their home opener in Miami. Their series has been postponed until further notice.

The two games are the only ones canceled so far following the outbreak.

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