“The Dodgers continue to work with us during this ongoing outbreak investigation,” said Sienna Spencer-Markles.
The development, first reported by USA Today, came just 10 days after the Dodgers won the World Series championship. No further details were available, and the Dodgers did not respond to CNN’s request for comment.
It is not clear whether Turner was one of the five positive cases; He’s a freelance agent this season.
“Many teammates feel they have come into contact with Mr. Turner and are prepared to take additional risks,” Manfred said.
Turner also apologized in a statement, saying that he spoke “with almost every teammate, coach and staff member, and my intention is to never upset anyone or make anyone offended. Who is at extra risk. “