Charlie Blackmon, two other Rocky mountain test positive for the coronavirus following the training sessions at Coors Field


Rockies players Charlie Blackmon, Philip Diehl, and Ryan Castellani have all been tested positive for the coronavirus, as a result of recent training sessions at Coors Field, major-league sources said The Denver Post.Several Rockies have been working at Coors Field this month, including taking live bats. The positive tests came at the end of last week, said the sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity. A player shows symptoms, and the other two were asymptomatic.

After the three players were tested positive, all the other players who have worked at Coors Field have been tested for the coronavirus. These tests came back negative. By the Major League Baseball protocol, Coors Field has been closed for the week.

As of Tuesday, MLB and the players association have been the finalization of the final health and safety measures for the 60-game season that should be implemented by the Commissioner, Rob Manfred, with a tentative start date of around July 24. The season would, in particular, the coronavirus-related injuries to the list for players who are experiencing symptoms or who have been tested positive.

Blackmon is a four-time all-star for the Colorado projects that the team’s starting left fielder this year. Diehl, a left-handed reliever, his MLB debut last year. The right-handed Castellani has yet to make his major-league debut, but he is to the team, 40-man list.


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