SF Giants Postpone Games Following Positive COVID-19 Test

SF Giants pre-game ceremony
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The San Francisco Giants The San Francisco Giants announced that they postponed both Friday's and Saturday's games against the San Diego Padres, after a person in the organization tested positive for COVID-19.

The team says in a statement, "MLB will announce additional information regarding the statud of our series with San Diego as soon as possible."


— SFGiants (@SFGiants) September 12, 2020

As of Friday evening it was unclear whether the person who tested positive was a player, coach or a staff member.

Both the Giants and the Padres had already lined up for a moment of silence for the victims of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, before the national anthem. But afterward officials abruptly announced the game had been postponed.