Brewers have 3 positive COVID tests at alternate site

On this day: January 28
1901: Baseball's American League is formally organized as a "major league." By the time the 1901 season began in the spring, the league would consist of the Baltimore Orioles, Boston Americans, Chicago White Stockings, Cleveland Blues, Detroit Tigers, Milwaukee Brewers, Philadelphia Athletics and Washington Senators.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Brewers had two players and a staff member test positive for the coronavirus at their alternate training site in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Milwaukee president of baseball operations David Stearns confirmed the positive results and said they shouldn’t impact the major league team.

Teams are using alternate training sites this season to keep reserve players sharp because the minor league season was canceled due to the pandemic.

Stearns said the positive tests came Monday and did not name the two players or the staff member.

Players must give their permission for their names to be revealed after positive tests.