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New York Yankees coach Phil Nevin has positive COVID-19 test

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This is a 2021 photo of Phil Nevin of the New York Yankees baseball team. The Yankees announced Tuesday, May 11, 2021, that third base coach Phil Nevin, who is fully vaccinated, has tested positive for the coronavirus. Nevin is currently under quarantine protocol in Tampa. Under Major League Baseball’s guidance and advice, and with its assistance, additional testing and contact tracing are ongoing. (Mike Carlson/MLB Photos via (DailyNews), File)

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This is a 2021 photo of Phil Nevin of the New York Yankees baseball team. The Yankees announced Tuesday, May 11, 2021, that third base coach Phil Nevin, who is fully vaccinated, has tested positive for the coronavirus. Nevin is currently under quarantine protocol in Tampa. Under Major League Baseball’s guidance and advice, and with its assistance, additional testing and contact tracing are ongoing. (Mike Carlson/MLB Photos via (DailyNews), File)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. ((DailyNews)) — New York Yankees third base coach Phil Nevin is away from the team after a positive COVID-19 test.

New York announced the positive test for Nevin, who is fully vaccinated, about two hours before the scheduled first pitch Tuesday night at Tampa Bay.

Nevin is under quarantine protocol in nearby Tampa. Under Major League Baseball’s guidance and advice, and with its assistance, additional testing and contact tracing are ongoing.

Several other coaches are expected to miss the game due to contact tracing, but manager Aaron Boone said the contact tracing does not include any players.

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