An outbreak of COVID-19 infections in the Cleveland Guardians forced the postponement of that team’s game against the Chicago White Sox, on Wednesday, May 11 in the 2022 MLB season.
Among those infected with the virus is the manager of the American League Central Division franchise, Terry Francona. Bench coach DeMarlo Hale also tested positive.
The matchup was to take place at Guaranteed Rate Field, the home of the Chicago White Sox. In the next few hours, it should be announced when the match will take place.
MLB reports: Game between #Guardians and #WhiteSox was postponed due to multiple cases of coronavirus within the Cleveland organization. pic.twitter.com/WOPpsxA2hk
– Enrique Rojas/ESPN (@Enrique_Rojas1) May 11, 2022
Cleveland Guardians numbers in the 2022 MLB season
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Before tonight’s games, the Guardians had a record of 15 wins and 15 losses. With this record they are third in the American League Center distanced to three games from the leaders Minnesota Twins.
The Cleveland squad has José Ramírez as the main piece of its roster. The Dominican is batting .297/.402/.595 with 7 homers in 30 games this season. The third baseman is a regular candidate for the MVP award of the young circuit.