Four more Marlins players test positive for COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak forced the team to postpone two games.

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The Miami Marlins postponed two games against the Baltimore Orioles after several players and staff tested positive for coronavirus.

The Miami Marlins postponed two games against the Baltimore Orioles after several players and staff tested positive for coronavirus.

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MIAMI — The Miami Marlins received positive test results for four additional players Tuesday, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person declined to be identified because the results had not been publicly released.

Nine players on the 30-man roster, two taxi squad players and two staff members tested positive earlier, stranding the team in Philadelphia and prompting the postponement of four MLB games.

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