AP Source: Marlins get 2nd straight day of no positive tests

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
  • FILE - In this Thursday, July 16, 2020, file photo, the Miami Marlins take batting practice during a baseball workout at Marlins Park in Miami. The Marlins, one of the most under-the-radar teams in sports, have making news lately, all of it bad. Overtaken by a coronavirus outbreak, the team must scramble for roster replacements as they try salvage a season barely underway.

    FILE - In this Thursday, July 16, 2020, file photo, the Miami Marlins take batting practice during a baseball workout at Marlins Park in Miami. The Marlins, one of the most under-the-radar teams in sports, have making news lately, all of it bad. Overtaken by a coronavirus outbreak, the team must scramble for roster replacements as they try salvage a season barely underway. Associated Press

  • Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto (19) points to members of the grounds crew after he hit a solo home run in the first inning during a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, Saturday, July 25, 2020.

    Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto (19) points to members of the grounds crew after he hit a solo home run in the first inning during a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, Saturday, July 25, 2020. Associated Press

 
 
Updated 8/2/2020 5:30 PM

MIAMI -- For the second day in a row, the Miami Marlins had no positive tests among their players and staff still in Philadelphia, according to a person familiar with the situation.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because details of the testing have not been publicly released.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

The Philadelphia Phillies have received results of Saturday's COVID-19 testing, and there were no new positives. The team was set to work out at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday in preparation for the resumption of games Monday.

The Marlins haven't played since July 26 in Philadelphia because of an outbreak within their traveling party. Infected Marlins players and staff left Philadelphia in sleeper buses Friday for Miami to quarantine there. The rest of the team remained in isolation at a hotel in Philadelphia.

Also, Cincinnati first baseman Joey Votto was put on the injured list before the scheduled opener of a doubleheader at Detroit. The Reds gave no reason for the move but specified that Votto, a six-time All-Star, is not on the 10-day injured list.

Votto, 36, is batting .259 with two home runs and five RBIs in seven games this season.

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