Wednesday, May 12

An epidemiologist on Justin Turners positive COVID test – The Athletic

A day later, it still feels like something we all hallucinated, not something that actually happened, on the night of the final game of a World Series.

A star player learns he’s tested positive for COVID-19 – in the eighth inning of a World Series game?

An hour later, that star player realizes that out on the field, his teammates are celebrating a title they’ve waited a lifetime for – and he can’t bring himself to miss it?

Then your eyes can’t believe you’re seeing that player, positioning himself in the front row of the team victory photo, right next to his manager, the cancer survivor?

Then, as the celebration continues, he won’t agree to leave the field – and instead he’s seen hugging teammates, embracing family and friends, without the mask he initially agreed to wear?

These surreal scenes played themselves out in Arlington, Texas, late Tuesday evening, in very real life, on the…

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