The Washington Nationals have been cleared to start their season on Tuesday after having their first 4 video games postponed as a result of a COVID-19 outbreak.
4 Nats gamers examined optimistic for COVID, which led to the start of their season being postponed. 9 different members of the workforce (seven gamers and two staffers) have been positioned into quarantine as a result of they have been deemed to be shut contacts.
The Nats’ whole three-game collection with the New York Mets was not performed. They’ve a three-game collection with the Atlanta Braves scheduled for Monday-Wednesday.
As of now, Monday’s sport has been postponed, however Tuesday’s sport is ready to be performed. It’s unclear whether or not Monday’s sport can be made up this week.
The Nats additionally acquired permission to have all energetic gamers work out on Monday so they may heat up and practice forward of Tuesday’s sport. Beforehand, solely pitchers might go to the park to coach, as long as it was with one catcher and coach. Place gamers had not been capable of work out till being cleared for Monday.