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Oakland Athletics announce positive COVID-19 test within organization


Oakland Athletics players walk on the field at Oakland Coliseum during a baseball practice in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, July 11, 2020. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

A member of the Oakland Athletics has tested positive for COVID-19, forcing Major League Baseball to postpone Sunday’s game against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.

The Athletics said they conducted testing and contact tracing for the entire travelling party Sunday morning and will self-isolate in Houston while following public health guidelines.


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