Complete List of Confirmed MLB Coronavirus Cases and Players Opting Out of 2020 Season

Jesse Pantuosco
July 17, 2020 - 2:30 pm
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Amid a rising number of COVID cases in MLB—All-Stars Freddie Freeman and Salvador Perez were reportedly among the league’s 31 positives tests this week—RADIO.com is keeping a running tab of each player diagnosed. For your convenience, we’ve also included a tracker documenting all players who have voluntarily opted out of the coronavirus-shortened 2020 MLB season. Players positive for COVID-19 aren’t necessarily in danger of missing significant regular-season time, but obviously it will complicate their paths to being ready for Opening Day on July 23.

Players Positive for COVID-19

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Willians Astudillo, C, Minnesota Twins

Hunter Bishop, OF, San Francisco Giants

Charlie Blackmon, OF, Colorado Rockies

Silvino Bracho, RHP, Arizona Diamondbacks

Socrates Brito, OF, Pittsburgh Pirates

Genesis Cabrera, LHP, St. Louis Cardinals

Ryan Castellani, RHP, Colorado Rockies

Blake Cederlind, RHP, Pittsburgh Pirates

Luis Cessa, RHP, New York Yankees

Aroldis Chapman, LHP, New York Yankees

Edwar Colina, RHP, Minnesota Twins

Bobby Dalbec, 3B, Boston Red Sox

Delino Deshields Jr., OF, Cleveland Indians

Phillip Diehl, LHP, Colorado Rockies

Derek Dietrich, INF, Cincinnati Reds

Nick Dini, C, Kansas City Royals

Cam Gallagher, C, Kansas City Royals

Joey Gallo, OF, Texas Rangers

Tyler Glasnow, RHP, Tampa Bay Rays

Nick Gordon, SS, Minnesota Twins

Junior Guerra, RHP, Arizona Diamondbacks

Darwinzon Hernandez, LHP, Boston Red Sox

Tommy Hunter, RHP, Philadelphia Phillies

Kenley Jansen, RHP, Los Angeles Dodgers

Brad Keller, RHP, Kansas City Royals

Scott Kingery, INF, Philadelphia Phillies

Pete Kozma, INF, Atlanta Braves

Eric Lauer, LHP, Milwaukee Brewers

DJ LeMahieu, INF, New York Yankees

Jesus Luzardo, LHP, Oakland Athletics

Brett Martin, LHP, Texas Rangers

Jorge Mateo, SS, San Diego Padres

Austin Meadows, OF, Tampa Bay Rays

Yoan Moncada, 3B, Chicago White Sox

Hector Neris, RHP, Philadelphia Phillies

Ryan O'Hearn, 1B, Kansas City Royals

Angel Perdomo, LHP, Milwaukee Brewers

Salvador Perez, C, Kansas City Royals

Tommy Pham, OF, San Diego Padres

Gregory Polanco, OF, Pittsburgh Pirates

A.J. Pollock, OF, Los Angeles Dodgers

Yasiel Puig, OF, FA

Eduardo Rodriguez, LHP, Boston Red Sox

Ricardo Sanchez, LHP, St. Louis Cardinals

Miguel Sano, 1B, Minnesota Twins

Anthony Santander, OF, Baltimore Orioles

Will Smith, LHP, Atlanta Braves

Ranger Suarez, LHP, Philadelphia Phillies

Josh Taylor, LHP, Boston Red Sox

Daniel Tillo, LHP, Kansas City Royals

Touki Toussaint, RHP, Atlanta Braves

Luis Urias, INF, Milwaukee Brewers

Players Voluntarily Opting Out

Welington Castillo, C, Washington Nationals

Ian Desmond, OF, Colorado Rockies

Felix Hernandez, RHP, Atlanta Braves

Jordan Hicks, RHP, St. Louis Cardinals

Michael Kopech, RHP, Chicago White Sox

Mike Leake, RHP, Arizona Diamondbacks

Nick Markakis, OF, Atlanta Braves

Hector Noesi, RHP, Pittsburgh Pirates

Buster Posey, C, San Francisco Giants

David Price, LHP, Los Angeles Dodgers

Joe Ross, RHP, Washington Nationals

Ryan Zimmerman, 1B, Washington Nationals

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