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Caution urged as Dangerfield calls for fixture rethink – The Age

Patrick Dangerfield says it’s time to consider a longer home-and-away campaign but has been warned there could be a “Big Bash” fallout.

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“In terms of equalising the fixture, playing everyone once or everyone twice, the problem with playing everyone twice is ground availability we as a code are mixing with cricket and there are so many other thing to consider and just how taxing that would be,” Dangerfield said on SEN.
“I definitely think the conversation should be had around playing more than 22 games in a season, especially when you have the ability, which we have seen this year, to pivot and be fluid about how the fixture is r…

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The Dodgers’ Justin Turner Tested Positive for Covid-19. Then He Returned to the Field to Celebrate. – The Wall Street Journal

The team learned of test results for their starting third baseman during Game 6. But Turner defied MLB’s orders to isolate.

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ARLINGTON, TexasAmid the chaos of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrating their first title since 1988 on Tuesday night, third baseman Justin Turner made his way to the middle of the festivities. He wasnt supposed to be there.
Partway through Game 6 of the World Series, the Dodgers learned that Turner had tested positive for the coronavirus, the first Major League Baseball player to do so in nearly two months. Per MLBs pandemic protocols, the Dodgers immediately removed Turner from the lineup and instructed…

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Justin Turner positive Covid-19 test: Dodgers 3B was pulled during Game 6 of the World Series due to positive… – DraftKings Nation

The news broke immediately after the Dodgers won the World Series.

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12:14 a.m. update: ESPNs Jeff Passan is reporting the lab conducting the Covid-19 test informed MLB that Turners Monday test came back inconclusive and his Tuesday test was run and showed up positive. This reportedly happened in the second inning of Game 6 and the league called the Dodgers to pull Turner.
In the second inning tonight, the lab doing COVID tests informed MLB that Justin Turners test from yesterday came back inconclusive. The samples from today had just arrived and were run. It showed…

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LA Dodgers win World Series as Turner exits mid-game due to Covid-19 test – The Guardian

Justin Turner was removed from LA’s victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6 after registering Major League Baseball’s first positive test in 59 days

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No dogpile, no champagne and a mask on nearly every face the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated their first World Series title since 1988 in a manner no one could have imagined prior to the coronavirus pandemic.
They started the party without Justin Turner, too, after their red-headed star received a positive Covid-19 test in the middle of their clinching victory.
Turner was removed from Los Angeles 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6 on Tuesday night after registering Major League Baseballs…

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