Guardians head coach tests positive for postponement of MLB’s first game this year due to coronavirus

Cleveland Guardians head coach Terry Francona tested positive for COVID-19 on the 11th. This picture shows a picture of him leading the team at the Los Angeles game in 2019. (Central News Agency)


The Cleveland Guardians were scheduled to play on the road todayChicagoThe game was postponed due to multiple cases of COVID-19, including the White Sox, but head coach Terry Francona.

According to the Guardian’s official website, the infected list includes head coach Francona, bench coach DeMarlo Hale, other members of the coaching staff and several team members.


It is the first game of the 2022 MLB season to be postponed due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) cluster. Major League Baseball states that the game postponement is intended to be used for morescreeningAnd check the contact footprints.

According to ESPN figures, last year 9 out of 2,429 major league games were postponed due to cluster infections; Last year, 45 out of 900 games in the 2020 short ball season were postponed due to COVID-19.

Today’s game was originally scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Chicago time. News of Francona being infected with the virus came to light around noon. The team once announced that the game would be replaced by bench coach Heldai, but after expanding the screening, it was found thatEpidemicscattered.

Cleveland media reported that street parents left the stadium after a staff member discovered symptoms last night. After Francona tested positive this morning, the team began screening coaching staff, players and staff, and informed the majors of the decision to postpone the game.

The Guardians will suspend their troops and leave tomorrow, and play 3 games in a row with the Minnesota Twins on the road from the 13th. Guardians can still play as scheduled if the pandemic doesn’t extend, but local media reported that with coaching teams isolated, teams needed to send coaching manpower from minor leagues.

The 63-year-old has been sidelined for various health reasons over the past two seasons. The Guardians had resolved during his surgery as head coach for 63 games last season.

The Guardian told TODAY that after Francona’s diagnosis, he had no symptoms and was feeling well, but it was unclear when he would return to the team.

This is the second wave of confirmed cases faced by parents in nearly three weeks. The Guardian announced on April 20 that four players had tested positive, including Taiwanese player Zhang Yucheng.

The same wave of confirmed pitchers Cal Quantrill, Anthony Castro and infielder Owen Miller have returned to the first team. Zhang Yucheng continues to play in Minor League 3A today, improving his grasp of the ball.

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