MIAMI — Miami Marlins supervisor Don Mattingly examined optimistic for COVID-19 on Saturday and might be away from the workforce whereas it continues its sequence in opposition to the New York Yankees.
The 60-year-old Mattingly skilled gentle signs when he arrived on the park for the sport. The previous Yankees star was vaccinated in mid-April.
Mattingly’s case is remoted, the workforce stated. The rest of the teaching workers and gamers underwent speedy antigen testing and all examined unfavorable.
Bench coach James Rowson will handle the membership throughout Mattingly’s absence.
The Marlins had been one of many groups deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic final season. An outbreak throughout the first week of the 60-game schedule induced 19 optimistic circumstances with gamers and coaches quarantined for six days. The outbreak resulted in 9 days with out video games.
Regardless of the interruption of video games final 12 months, Mattingly helped information the Marlins to their first post-season look since 2003. Mattingly was voted NL Supervisor of the 12 months.