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MLB will investigate Dodgers' Justin Turner for joining World Series celebration after positive COVID-19 test

Major League Baseball intends to investigate Los Angeles Dodgers player Justin Turner’s actions after what appeared to be blatant breaches of coronavirus protocols during Tuesday night’s World Series postgame celebration, league officials said Wednesday.

The investigation could result in a fine, a suspension or both.

After a month in MLB’s postseason bubble, Turner twice tested positive for the virus in what became the season’s final hours, forcing his removal from Tuesday night’s Game 6 after the seventh inning. At that time, Turner was directed to an area isolated from teammates, team and league officials and, eventually, family members who were allowed to gather on the field at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.