According to Major League Baseball insiders, following an additional positive test for COVID-19 by a St. Louis Cardinals player, tonight’s scheduled game between the Cardinals and Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium has been postponed. Later In the day the entire weekend series was canceled in the Gateway City.
The postponement will allow for additional testing and to complete the contact tracing process.
Major League Baseball will continue to provide updates as they become available.
The Cardinals have been out of action since July 31 because of a previous coronavirus outbreak. MLB just added three doubleheaders to teh Cardinals schedule. The Redbirds were set to face the Brewers in place of a previously scheduled series to make up their three games postponed last weekend. Milwaukee will host doubleheaders Sept. 18 and 20 and will serve as the home team in the opener of a twin-bill in St. Louis on Sept. 25.
The Cardinals will make up this week's series against the Detroit Tigers with doubleheaders Aug. 13 and Sept. 10. St. Louis had been scheduled to play the Chicago White Sox at the Field of Dreams in Iowa on Aug. 13. Those teams will play in Chicago on Aug. 14 instead.