The Milwaukee Brewers home opener vs. St. Louis Cardinals has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests.
After reports circulated on Twitter this morning, the Brewers organization confirmed the news on its website.
“The health and safety of our fans, players, employees and game-day staff is our top priority. We fully support the measures taken by Major League Baseball regarding the postponement of games and will continue to update our fans as we receive additional information,” the Brewers said in a statement.
MLB Network’s Jon Heyman was the first to report the postponement in a pair of tweets, saying that there were positive “tests” within the Cardinals locker room.
Then, Cardinals writer Derrick S. Goold, citing an unnamed source, tweeted St. Louis players have been instructed to self-isolate in their hotel rooms.
Minutes later, MLB on FOX reporter Ken Rosenthal confirmed Heyman’s original tweets.
The game was set to take place at Miller Park this afternoon.