The Yankees expected Phil Nevin to play with Ray despite COVID’s “positive progress”
The Yankees on Tuesday confirmed a report of “positive progress” among a member of their coaches who was inserted before tonight’s game against Rays.
The information was determined in the year document issued by the group. The positive test is that of third-base coach Phil Nevin, who is currently in the Tampan quarantine.
“We are making positive progress with coach Phil Nevin 3B, who is fully integrated. He is currently in the quarantine protocol at Tampa.
For now, it doesn’t look like Tuesday’s game is in jeopardy: Yankees manager Aaron Boone said that he expects both teams to play.
Boon confirmed that as a result of Nevin’s positive test, no player tested positive or participated in the contact layout, “other staff / coaches are still waiting,” he said.
These team members are in quarantine and will not be available against the rays. That includes head coach Reggie Willits, At NJ.comso the Yankees will have two new head coaches taken out by Nevin and Willits. Baseball Development Coordinator Mario Garza will form the first base; Bank coach Carlos Mendoza will be the third base coach.