A look at what’s happening around the majors today:
The Red Sox and Twins were scheduled to begin their series in Minnesota a day late.
Monday’s opener of a four-game set at Target Field was postponed because of safety concerns following the fatal police shooting of a Black man in Minnesota and the potential for unrest in the area.
The NBA’s Timberwolves and NHL’s Wild also postponed their games a day after the shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright following a traffic stop in a nearby suburb of Minneapolis.
The Twins said their decision was made in consultation with Major League Baseball and state and local officials.
The Chicago Cubs are concerned about a possible COVID-19 outbreak after two coaches tested positive for the virus and three relievers were placed on the COVID-19-related injured list.
The team announced the positive test for bullpen coach Chris Young before its 6-3 loss at Milwaukee. First base coach Craig Driver already was away from the club following his positive test.
Relief pitchers Brandon Workman, Jason Adam and Dan Winkler were placed on the COVID-19 injured list Monday. There was no word on whether their designation was the result of a positive test or contact tracing.
Cubs manager David Ross said the team was being “extra cautious.”
“There’s always that underlying, ‘How big is this?’ There’s concern, for sure,” he said.
Ross said the organization is hoping for the best and planning for the worst.
“We didn’t deal with this last year and feel very fortunate in that way,” he said. “You’re worried about the health and well-being of others and I think it hits home every time my phone rings and it’s one of the docs or trainers. Your heart stings. And we’re trying to win ballgames,…