The Phillies closed their facility in Clearwater, Fla. after reporting... Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Your Ad Choices The job description of the fourth individual is currently unknown. We have a few of our players that have come in a little late just because of parts of country and things like that.”, CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES: Live map tracker | Businesses that are open | Homepage. The team confirmed a minor-league player tested positive for COVID-19… Right-hander Brad Brach missed preseason camp and confirmed that he tested positive for the coronavirus. Buy Yankees gear: Fanatics.com, Dick's Sporting Goods, MLBShop.com, Lids. MLB shut down spring training in March because of the virus. Nationals' Juan Soto tests positive for coronavirus ahead of 2020 MLB Opening Day game vs. Yankees Soto missed Thursday night's opener vs. Gerrit Cole and the Yankees All rights reserved (About Us). Just a short drive away from the Bombers' facility in Tampa, five players at the Phillies complex (in Clearwater, Fla.) tested positive for the virus on Friday. This story has been shared 150,072 times. © 2020 Advance Local Media LLC. Torres' success is key to the Yankees advancing in the postseason, New York Yankees outfielder Clint Frazier hit a home run on Monday night in his first career postseason start, a special moment taking advantage of playing time, New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton hit a grand slam on Monday night against the Tampa Bay Rays, his third home run in three postseason games, The New York Yankees, behind ace Gerrit Cole and four home runs from the Yankees offense, cruised to a Game 1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in the ALDS. READ: Yankees will return to New York City for second round of Spring Training, The Yankees confirmed Cuomo's announcement with a statement explaining that "the health and safety of our players, staff and employees, and of their respectively families, will always be our top priority.". Boone said that the six-time All-Star is experiencing “mild symptoms but overall is doing well.” The 32-year-old Chapman will have to receive two negative tests over a 24-hour period before he can rejoin the Yankees. If the Yankees closer misses significant time, Zack Britton is expected to fill the void. LeMahieu and Luis Cessa, are the three Yankees players to have tested positive for the virus since camp began in the summer. Therefore, it's possible the number of personnel infected with the virus could be higher than just four.