Yankees’ Gary Sanchez tests positive for COVID-19 as outbreak worsens

Gary Sanchez became the third Yankee to test positive for the virus this week, manager Aaron Boone announced Thursday, joining Gerrit Cole and Jordan Montgomery.

The Yankees aren’t out of the clear on another COVID-19 outbreak just yet.

Gary Sanchez became the third Yankee to test positive for the virus this week, joining Gerrit Cole and Jordan Montgomery, manager Aaron Boone announced Thursday.

The 28-year-old Sanchez didn’t feel great leaving the stadium Wednesday night, according to Boone, and a rapid test Thursday came back positive.

Gary Sanchez tested positive for COVID-19.
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The Yankees were awaiting the confirmation from a PCR test, but had Rob Brantly up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in time to begin a series against the Mariners.

This story originally appeared on: NyPost - Author:Greg Joyce

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