Houston Astros player tests positive for COVID-19

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The Houston Astros say one player has tested positive for COVID-19.

The organization released a statement on Tuesday saying an Astros player who has been working out at the Astros complex in West Palm Beach has contracted the virus.

Astros General Manager James Click said the player, who was not identified, experienced minor symptoms and is recovering well.

Following the positive test, the Astros informed the MLB and implemented health and safety protocols.

"The safety of our staff and players remains our top priority," Click said. "We were fortunate to be able to take swift action once we learned of the player testing positive and we are pleased that there were no other players that tested positive."

The Astros recently opened both the FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches complex and Minute Maid Park for individual player workouts.

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