MLB postpones this weekend's Reds-Pirates games after positive Covid-19 test

    Two Cincinnati Reds home games this weekend were postponed after a player tested positive for the coronavirus.

    (CNN)A pair of weekend games between the Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates have been postponed after a Reds player tested positive for the coronavirus, Major League Baseball said Saturday.

    Reports about the positive test surfaced after the Reds beat the Pirates 8-1 Friday night at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati.
    MLB postponed the Saturday and Sunday games in Cincinnati to allow for additional testing and contact tracing.
      In a shortened season punctuated with postponements, MLB was set to play a full schedule of games for the first time since July 26 until the latest announcement.
      The St. Louis Cardinals were set to resume play Saturday after a Covid-19 outbreak. They had 19 games postponed after 18 members of the organization, including 10 players, tested positive for the virus.