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All Phillies test negative today, per report

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Jeff Passan reports that all the tests administered to the Philadelphia Phillies staff and players came back negative today

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COVID-19 tests administered to all Philadelphia Phillies players and staff have come back negative for the second consecutive day, according to Jeff Passan on Twitter.

The Phillies played the Miami Marlins this past week, and with the Marlins having over a dozen players test positive, and the virus apparently being circulated among the Marlins team over the weekend, the Phillies postponed their Monday through Thursday games this week while undergoing daily testing.

Ken Rosenthal says that another Marlins player has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of players testing positive to 16, along with a pair of coaches. Reportedly no other MLB player, other than those on the Marlins, have tested positive since Thursday.

In related news, Juan Soto has now been cleared to play by MLB. Soto had been sidelined due to a positive COVID-19 test, but has now had five negative tests, and is simply awaiting clearance from the government of Washington D.C. to re-join the team.