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Dodgers star Turner ignored safety protocols: MLB

LA Dodgers star Justin Turner sits with team-mates after the World Series victory, despite being told to isolate after a positive Covid-19 case.

ARLINGTON: Major League Baseball on Wednesday accused Los Angeles Dodgers star Justin Turner of “emphatically” ignoring safety protocols by celebrating his team’s World Series victory despite testing positive for Covid-19.

In a sternly worded statement, the league said Turner now faced an investigation into his behavior following Tuesday’s World Series victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in Arlington, Texas.

The Dodgers third baseman was dramatically withdrawn from the game in the eighth inning after authorities learned he had tested positive for Covid-19 earlier in the day.

However, despite being told to immediately isolate from the rest of the Dodgers dugout,…

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