St. Louis Cardinals’ series opener against the Chicago White Sox has been postponed to Saturday, giving the Cardinals an extra day to recover from a coronavirus outbreak. The Cardinals haven’t played since July 29 but were to resume their season Friday night in Chicago; however the game was pushed back to a straight doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. John Mozeliak, the president of baseball operations for the Cardinals, confirmed the move in a conference call with reporters. Mozeliak also said the team is going to play doubleheaders on Monday and Wednesday against the Cubs at Wrigley Field after the NL Central rivals had a series postponed last weekend.

The Cardinals’ season has been derailed by the coronavirus. Star catcher Yadier Molina and infielder Paul DeJong are among the players who have tested positive.

Cardinals have another COVID-19 positive; MLB plans to have team resume play Saturday vs. White Sox


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