MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami Marlins confirmed Saturday that four of their players have tested positive for the coronavirus.
The news was confirmed to news partner, the Miami Herald by Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill.
The team is not disclosing the identities of those who tested positive.
Manager Don Mattingly said they are taking precautions including split locker rooms and staggering practices with small groups.
“We just have to lead in a way that there’s a responsibility to other guys on the team and other guys’ families and I think we have to be some sort of example as an organization and as a league that we’re going to follow the guidelines and hopefully we can do this,” he said.
The Marlins have been training ahead of the abbreviated start the season scheduled for later this month.