Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner was mysteriously faraway from Sport 6 of the World Sequence two innings earlier than the staff put the sport away Tuesday evening.
It was revealed earlier than the Dodgers’ celebration that Turner had examined optimistic for the coronavirus and was subsequently eliminated. He was the primary optimistic check in MLB in six weeks.
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“After the completion of the sport tonight we have been knowledgeable by Main League Baseball that Justin Turner acquired a optimistic COVID check that’s why he was faraway from the sport. We now have no different particulars presently,” Fox Sports activities Kevin Burkhardt mentioned from his studio.
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred mentioned Turner was “instantly remoted to stop the unfold.”
The Dodgers should put on masks throughout their celebration and take fast PCR assessments after they get again to the lodge, ESPN reported.
Turner was substituted for Kike Hernandez within the sport.
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He was Zero-for-Three with two strikeouts.
The Dodgers have but to formally touch upon Turner’s removing from the sport. Supervisor Dave Roberts thanked Turner throughout his postgame speech.
The win over the Tampa Bay Rays in Sport 6 gave the Dodgers their first World Sequence title since 1988 and seventh title in franchise historical past.
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Turner, a 3rd baseman, is in his seventh season with the Dodgers. The 35-year-old was acquired by Los Angeles from the New York Mets earlier than the beginning of the 2014 season. He’s earned one All-Star look in that span.