Sources: 4 more Marlins test positive; total at 17

Four more members of the Miami Marlins have tested positive for the coronavirus after the latest round of testing, sources familiar with the situation confirmed to ESPN.

That Marlins have now had 17 people test positive in the last five days. On Monday, the total of confirmed cases stood at 11 players and two coaches.

News of the latest positive tests was first reported by the Athletic.

Their outbreak continued to disrupt Major League Baseball’s schedule Tuesday, the sixth day of the pandemic-delayed season, with the Marlins’ home game against Baltimore postponed.

Monday’s game between the Marlins and Orioles was also called off, as was the New York Yankees’ series opener Monday and Tuesday at Philadelphia, where New York would have been in the same clubhouse the Marlins used last weekend.

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