Player and MLB pitching coach tested positive for coronavirus

The finances are not the only problem in restarting a major league season.

Two people involved in the game — one described as a major league pitching coach and one a 40-man roster player — have contracted COVID-19, multiple sources told The Post.

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No one would name the people who contracted the virus. But those aware of the situation say the pitching coach had the virus weeks ago and is now recovered. The 40-man roster player was described as having contracted the virus more recently, but with the belief that he has not infected anyone else involved in the game.

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Commissioner Rob Manfred had said this week he believed MLB and the union were close to agreeing to health and safety protocols to be used for spring training and a season.

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