Monday, September 27, 2021

Breaking News: Washington Nationals Game Postponed per Reports (updated with a statement from MLB and the Nationals)

Updated: 5:58 pm EDT: Per Davey Martinez the Nationals have had 12 total players testing positive including Trea Turner. The Nationals also release a statement.

Updated: 5:48 pm EDT: Major League Baseball just issued a statement postponing tonight’s game.

If this week can’t get any stranger than it already has been, let’s add this to the mix. It is looking like tonight’s Washington Nationals game in Philly might not be happening, we have yet to get official word from the Washington Nationals or Major League Baseball.

According to a tweet by Jesse Dougherty of the Washington Post, the bases have been removed from the infield and the bullpen catchers are wheeling their gear inside.

There were rumors circulating all afternoon about the status of the game due to the fact that Trea Turner tested positive of COVID-19 and was removed from last night’s game in the middle of the first inning.

(Related Article: Nationals Shortstop Trea Turner Exits Game because of Testing Positive of COVID-19)

Ken Rosenthal MLB insider for the Athletic tweeted out that he has received word that the Nationals – Phillies game has been postponed according to a source.

According to Jeff Passan, MLB insider at ESPN, after Turner tested positive for COVID-19, many coaches and players also tested positive for COVID-19

We will update this page with any new information as it becomes available to us.

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