Brewers vs. Cardinals Postponed Due to Positive COVID-19 Tests

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Friday's matchup between the Brewers and Cardinals has been postponed due to two positive COVID-19 tests.

MLB announced two Cardinals players tested positive for COVID-19 and Friday's game has been rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on Sunday.

St. Louis released a statement saying the positive tests were conducted on Wednesday, prior to the club's game against the Twins, but they did not learn of the results until late Thursday night, more than a day later. Cardinals players and staff members have been instructed to self-isolate in their Milwaukee hotel rooms until further notice. 

"The team is currently conducting rapid testing of the entire traveling party, has implemented contract tracing and will continue to self-isolate," the Cardinals said.

Friday's cancelation continues a growing trend across MLB after the Marlins have registered over a dozen positive COVID-19 tests in recent days. Miami's series vs. Philadelphia was postponed on Tuesday, with the Marlins slated to stay off the field until at least Aug 4. 

The Phillies have not registered a positive test among their collection of players, though they will not play over the weekend after two staffers tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. Philadelphia already had a pair of matchups against the Yankees postponed following Miami’s string of positive tests.

Six MLB teams will be out of commission on Friday night due to the coronavirus.