#STLCards have 3 new positives, two players: Ryan Helsley and Austin Dean.— Mark Saxon (@markasaxon) August 8, 2020
The latest positive tests belong to Ryan Helsley, Austin Dean and a staff member, bringing the team’s total to 16 cases; in total, nine players and seven staff members infected.
The Cardinals won’t play a game until Monday, at the earliest. Nevertheless, Monday doesn't look too promising.
The big takeaway from Mozeliak just now: he really has no idea when the #Cardinals will play again.— Mark Saxon (@markasaxon) August 8, 2020
Mark Saxon first broke the news of Friday’s postponed game and positive test(s).
Per sources, tonight's #STLCards game has been postponed due to further positive Covid test result(s). More details as they become available.— Mark Saxon (@markasaxon) August 7, 2020
Cubs reporter Jesse Rogers confirmed it was a positive test on the Cardinals.
Can confirm Cards have at least one positive test. Game postponed. No news on rest of series yet. https://t.co/F4jHy3XviK— Jesse Rogers (@JesseRogersESPN) August 7, 2020
The Cardinals have not played since Wednesday, July 29th, and (up until today) have not reported any new positive tests in three days.