Well, it really was a matter of time before news like this came down in Major League Baseball.
According to Jeff Passan of ESPN, a minor leaguer in the Yankees’ organization has tested positive for COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The player was quarantined on Friday after alerting team officials that he was running a fever.
A minor league player in the New York Yankees system has tested positive for coronavirus, sources tell ESPN. He is the first known case in baseball. He was quarantined Friday morning after saying he was running a fever.