MLB, MLBPA announce four positive COVID-19 results in latest round of testing

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Rain drops on the Major League Baseball (MLB) logo on the railing of a dug out. (Jeff Kowalsky / AP)

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association announced on Friday that, in the past week of testing, four positive COVID-19 results were returned out of 12,301 samples collected.

Two of those positive results came from players and two came from staff members.

All four positive results came from a single MLB team, while the other 29 clubs did not return any positive tests.

News of these results comes as the St. Louis Cardinals — a team mired by positive COVID-19 tests — announced they are set to return to the diamond on Saturday for the first time since July 29.

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