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Giants’ positive coronavirus test: How COVID-19 has impacted other MLB teams

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San Francisco Giants assistant coach Alyssa Nakken, right, and other team members linger after the team's baseball game against the San Diego Padres was postponed Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in San Diego, minutes before the scheduled first pitch after someone in the Giants organization tested positive for COVID-19. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) 1of2San Francisco Giants assistant coach Alyssa Nakken, right, and other staff member stick around after the group’s baseball video game versus the San Diego Padres was delayed Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in San Diego, minutes prior to the set up extremely first pitch after someone in the Giants company examined favorable for COVID-19.( AP Photo/Gregory Bull) Image: Gregory Bull/ Associated Press 2of2San Diego Padres center fielder Wil Myers bases on the field after the group’s baseball game versus the San Francisco Giants was held off Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in San Diego, minutes prior to the established very first pitch after someone in the Giants business tested beneficial for COVID-19.( AP Photo/Gregory Bull) Image: Gregory Bull/ Associated Press Starting with the really first week of this 60-game season in late July, Big league Baseball has actually needed to postpone video games because of favorable coronavirus tests.Because of teams with significant outbreaks( the Marlins and Cardinals) and groups with smaller sized varieties of positive tests (the Phillies, Reds, Mets and A’s), lots of computer game have in fact been postponed.The Giants’ video games Friday and Saturday at San Diego have actually been held off due to the reality that of a positive test within the San Francisco roster.Here’s a take a look at what accompanied the 6 previous groups that have actually sustained coronavirus problems: Miami The Marlins had as lots of as 18 gamers test beneficial during and after their

season-opening series at Philadelphia, July 24-26. The Marlins stayed a week and returned Aug. 4 at Baltimore.Amazingly, Miami won its first 5 video games after its week of posts ponement. The Marlins originally were expected to play the Phillies in Miami, Aug. 4-6. Those games were moved to this weekend; the teams stay in the midst of playing each other 7 times at Marlins Park from Thursday through Monday.Philadelphia Related Stories Two members of the Phillies’ personnel– though apparently no gamers– examined favorable after that late-July series with the Marlins.The Phillies

likewise were sidelined for a week.St. Louis

The Cardinals experienced the longest wait between video games. With a reported nine gamers and seven employee examining beneficial, St. Louis did not play after a 3-0 loss at Minnesota on July 29 till

sweeping the White Sox in a doubleheader at Chicago on Aug. 15. The Cardinals have played 7 doubleheaders (each video game scheduled for 7 innings )in the previous month. They have 4 more twinbills set up for the last 2 weeks of the season, beginning Monday at Milwaukee.Cincinnati A Reds player examined favorable throughout a mid-August series in Pittsburgh. The last 2 computer game of that series( Aug. 15-16) were postponed, as was the opener of a series at Kansas City on Aug. 18. N.Y. Mets A Mets gamer and a coach supposedly assessed favorable throughout a mid-August series in Miami. The final video game of that series was held off Aug. 20 and after that a three-game series with the Yankees, Aug. 21-23, likewise was postponed.The games with the Yankees were made up with doubleheaders at Yankee Arena the following weekend( Aug. 28 and Aug. 30 )and at Citi Field on what had been an off-day for both groups Sept. 3. Oakland A’s pitcher Daniel Mengden checked favorable during the team’s series in Houston at the end of last month. The last video game of that series( Aug. 30) was postponed, as was a three-game series in Seattle, Sept. 1-3. The A’s invested additional days in Houston self-isolating prior to they were permitted to return to Oakland. The held off video game in Houston was comprised as part of a doubleheader Tuesday in Oakland.To comprise the missed out on the video games in Seattle, the A’s will play a doubleheader there Monday and a doubleheader at the Coliseum on Sept. 26. With a minimum of 2 Giants-Padres games this weekend not

being played, MLB has had more than 40 computer game delayed because of the virus.The Giants and Padres have a shared off-day Thursday and are set to end the season with a three-game series in China Basin, Sept. 25-27. Steve Kroner is a San Francisco Chronicle personnel author. Email: [email protected]!.?.! Twitter: @SteveKronerSF

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