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A locked gate is seen by the Etihad Stadium where Manchester City was due to play Burnley in an English Premier League soccer match Saturday March 14, 2020, after all English soccer games were cancelled due to the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. For most people, the new COVID-19 coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, but for some it can cause more severe illness.(AP Photo/Jon Super)

The Latest: Union player tests positive, first in MLS

Apr. 1, 2020 8:58 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the new coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: A player for the Philadelphia Union has tested positive for coronavirus. It is Major League Soccer’s first player case of the virus that has caused the suspension of the season. The Union did not identify the player. He...

Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo follows through on a base hit against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of a spring training baseball game Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Cubs-Cardinals series in London in June canceled by MLB

Apr. 1, 2020 10:30 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has canceled a two-game series in London between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals because of the coronavirus pandemic. The teams had been scheduled to play at Olympic Stadium on June 13-14. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement in a...

Washington Nationals center fielder Emilio Bonifacio (27) and second baseman Starlin Castro (14) tap arms as they get ready in the dugout prior to a spring training baseball game against the New York Yankees, Thursday, March 12, 2020, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Major League Baseball is delaying the start of its season by at least two weeks because of the coronavirus outbreak and has suspended the rest of its spring training game schedule. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Spring training shuts down, MLB calls off games for virus

Mar. 12, 2020 8:02 PM EDT

Even before the first pitch, St. Louis Cardinals infielder Matt Carpenter could detect an odd vibe at Roger Dean Stadium. "It felt like the most meaningless baseball game in the history of the sport," he said. Shortly before the Cardinals finished off the Miami Marlins 3-0 Thursday at Jupiter, Florida, the...

Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna fields a ball during spring training at CoolToday Park on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in North Port. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Braves killer Ozuna now trying to push Atlanta over hump

Mar. 12, 2020 5:20 PM EDT

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — As Marcell Ozuna spoke with a reporter, Felix Hernandez passed by. The two gave each other a greeting using their pinkies. Before that, the Atlanta Braves new left-fielder had a conversation with a minor leaguer. Even though he delivered some huge blows to Atlanta in the 2019 NL...

St. Louis Cardinals' Paul Goldschmidt rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the New York Mets Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Cardinals slugger Goldschmidt slowed by sore right elbow

Mar. 12, 2020 1:05 AM EDT

St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt will be out for several more games because of a sore right elbow. Goldschmidt's throwing was limited by the Cardinals during the start of spring training, and he made his first two exhibition starts as a designated hitter. The slugger hasn't played since Sunday....

St. Louis Cardinals' Paul Goldschmidt (46) follows through on a solo home run during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the New York Mets Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Cardinals' Paul Goldschmidt sidelined by sore right elbow

Mar. 11, 2020 1:40 PM EDT

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — St. Louis first baseman Paul Goldschmidt will be out for several more games because of a sore right elbow. Goldschmidt's throwing was limited by the Cardinals during the start of spring training, and he made his first two exhibition starts as a designated hitter. He has not played...

DeJong emerging in Cardinals cleanup role

Mar. 7, 2020 5:01 PM EST

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Paul DeJong is proving he can be the answer to one of the most pressing spring training questions for the Cardinals. At the spring's midpoint, DeJong's bat is easing concerns about the lineup void created by the loss of Marcel Ozuna to free agency. “I know we lost Ozuna and...

Kansas City Royals manager Mike Matheny watches from the dugout during the second inning of a spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Matheny energized by return to dugout with Royals

Mar. 6, 2020 5:03 PM EST

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Matheny thought highly of the Kansas City Royals when his St. Louis Cardinals faced them in their annual interleague series. Now that he's managing the Royals, he's equally as impressed. "I always had a lot of respect for them," Matheny said Friday. “It's how you'd want...

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Kwang-Hyun Kim warms up before the start of a spring training baseball game against the Miami Marlins Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Groin doesn't bother Cards' Kim in 2 shutout innings

Mar. 5, 2020 7:14 PM EST

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Kwang Hyun Kim showed no signs of the groin tightness that kept him from making his previously scheduled start, pitching two shutout innings for the St. Louis Cardinals against the New York Mets on Thursday. After Adam Wainwright gave up five runs and eight hits in four innings, Kim...

FILE - In this April 1, 2019, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt stands in the dugout before a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh. The Cardinal return largely intact after battling the Cubs for the NL Central, then advancing to the NLCS, where they lost to the Nationals in four games. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Wedding Card: Manager Shildt set to get married on off day

Mar. 5, 2020 3:31 PM EST

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Many major leaguers play golf during off days in spring training. Some go fishing. Or just chill. St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt has other plans: He's getting married. “People have been questioning it,” said the wedding Card, referring to the timing. “For...