ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - One of the seven St. Louis Cardinals players that have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week is catcher Yadier Molina. That's according to a post he published on Instagram on Tuesday.
The post reads, as translated to English:
"I am saddened to have tested positive for COVID-19, even after following the prevention recommendations. I will do everything in my power to return as soon as possible for fans of the Cardinals, the city of St. Louis and my teammates. As I recover, I request that my privacy and that of my family be respected during my absence from the team. Blessings!"
The Cardinals' announced that six players have given consent to reveal that they have tested positive, Molina included:
On Monday the team announced seven players and six staff members on the team’s traveling party had tested positive. Seven games have been postponed from last Friday into this week because of the positive tests.