The New York Daily News reports:
The Mets will have to wait through the weekend to play ball. Their series against the Nationals was postponed, Major League Baseball announced on Friday, due to continued follow-up testing and contact tracing involving members of the Nationals organization.
The Nationals, as of Friday morning, had three players who tested positive for COVID-19 with one more player expected to test positive. The entire team, even those who did not test positive, was in quarantine on Thursday out of precaution, per Nats GM Mike Rizzo.
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Entire Mets vs. Nationals series has been postponed, MLB announced.
Mets’ new Opening Day will be against the Phillies on Monday. https://t.co/VVcMaOps21
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MLB has postponed the Mets-Nats series for follow-up testing and contact tracing pic.twitter.com/aNZJMByDfn
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