Red Sox-Yankees Thursday night is postponed, as Jarren Duran’s debut will have to wait. He was scheduled to bat seventh and start in centerfield.
Yankees-Red Sox tonight postponed due to NYY’s COVID-19 issue, sources tell @TheAthletic.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 15, 2021
After Rosenthal’s tweet, it was made official by the MLB. The news came out that New York had several positive tests. Here is the official MLB statement:
“Following positive COVID-19 tests within the New York Yankees organization, tonight’s game between the Yankees and the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium has been postponed to allow for continued testing and contact tracing.”