Baseball: Hawks postpones game after player tests positive

Baseball: Hawks postpones game after player tests positive

According to the Pacific League club, Softbank Hawks postponed Sunday’s match against Seibu Lions after veteran outfielder Yuya Hasegawa tested positive for the new coronavirus.

Hasegawa is the sixth best player in Japanese professional baseball.

Yuya Hasegawa from Softbank Hawks is depicted during a practice match with Hiroshima Carp on June 13, 2020. (Joint)

Hasegawa, 35, played 11 games this season but was nullified on July 7. Although I had no direct contact with the players and staff of the first team, many of the first teams use minors. -League facility.

Three players in the Central League Hanshin Tigers gave a positive reaction in March when the team was in a closed room practice game. CL’s Yomiuri Giants announced on June 3 that two players had a positive reaction.

Saturday’s Orix Buffalo confirmed that a second team official, who was not on the team during the match this week in Sapporo, had a positive response.

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