(CNN)Executives from the Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers and Seattle Mariners have all announced positive coronavirus test results within their respective Major League Baseball organizations.
Red Sox, Tigers, Mariners have positive Covid-19 tests, reports say
The news Wednesday came a day after the league announced the 2020 regular season will start in July, with the players' association accepting health and safety protocols to guide the return to play. The US on Tuesday also saw the third-highest number of new Covid-19 cases reported in one day since the pandemic began.
A Detroit Tigers player and a staff member outside the baseball operations department each tested positive for Covid-19, general manager Al Avila told reporters Wednesday. The player, who tested positive in the last few days, was in Florida but not at the team's spring training facility in Lakeland, Avila said, according to MLB.com.