2 Cardinals players test positive for COVID-19

The team made the announcement Saturday afternoon and said they'll know about the pending tests on Sunday.

Sam Masterson
July 04, 2020 - 1:56 pm

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The St. Louis Cardinals announced on Saturday that pitchers Ricardo Sánchez and Génesis Cabrera tested positive for COVID-19. 

The team says there are more tests pending and they expect to know more on Sunday. 

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Manager Mike Shildt told local media that both Sánchez and Cabrera are asymptomatic.

The Cardinals began Summer Camp on Friday with about 40 players participating at Busch Stadium on Friday. 

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Also on Friday, reports came out that multiple St. Louis Blues players also tested positive for COVID-19. It's unclear which Blues players tested positive and practices on Saturday and Sunday were canceled. 

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