MILWAUKEE, WI — The Milwaukee Brewers home opener game scheduled on Saturday was postponed for the second time this week after four additional players and staff for the St. Louis Cardinals tested positive for coronavirus, according to an ESPN report.
Amid the new St. Louis positive tests for COVID-19, today’s Cardinals-Brewers game has been postponed, a source tells ESPN, confirming the @JonHeyman report.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) August 1, 2020
A source also confirmed the postponement to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because an official announcement had not been released.
Among confirmed new cases in the Cardinals organization are three staff members and one player, The Athletic reported.
The Brewers were originally scheduled to play the Cardinals in a three-game weekend series, starting with a 1:10 p.m. game Friday.
However, Friday's home opener game was postponed to Sunday after Major League Baseball officials confirmed two members of the St. Louis Cardinals organization tested positive for coronavirus.
The teams are scheduled to play a makeup doubleheader Sunday afternoon but in light of the new positive tests, a postponement is likely to happen.