Sano tweets video message on his COVID-19 test

First baseman one of four Twins roster players to test positive for coronavirus

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July 05, 2020 - 7:45 am

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First Willians Astudillo.

Now, first baseman Miguel Sano is identified by Twins officials as players on the roster who have tested positive for coronavirus.  

"It's generally expected that we would run into some cases here," said Twins baseball operations chief Derek Falvey. "Now we're planning for how we deal with that, we've had protocols in place for that in the past few weeks."

Sano tweeted out a message for Twins fans:

Sano's name was revealed Saturday after the Twins said that Astudillo and two minor leaguers, infielder Nick Gordon and pitcher Edwar Colina, tested positive.  

All can return to preseason camp after they have two straight negative tests.  

The Twins are training at Target Field in preparation for the 60-game season that's scheduled to start later this month.


 

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