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Twins, Red Sox Among Teams With Positive COVID-19 Tests

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After Major League Baseball's first round of coronavirus testing, players across the league are announcing positive tests.

In the first wave of results, 38 tests out of 3,185 samples came back positive. The league said that of those 38 positive tests, 31 came from players while seven resulted from staff members. Per the league health policy, the identity of players who test positive cannot be revealed without their consent, though several players have chosen to have their identity known.

Four Minnesota Twins players announced as having tested positive for COVID-19... Third baseman Miguel Sano, catcher Willians Astudillo, shortstop Nick Gordon and right-handed reliever Edwar Colina.

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Two Boston Red Sox pitchers also announced positive tests, with left-handers Josh Taylor and Darwinzon Hernandez isolating from teammates after testing positive.

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The Braves also had four players test positive, including All-Star first baseman Freddie Freeman, Pitchers Will Smith and Touki Toussaint and utility infielder Pete Kozma.

According to the official announcement from MLB and the MLBPA, 19 clubs have had one or more players test positive in the first set of results.

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