MLB’s testing sweep brings some success but optics are issue

Yasiel Puig watches his ball after hitting the game-winning RBI-single in a 2019 game against the Detroit Tigers in Cleveland. The free agent outfielder and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a one-year deal, a person with knowledge of the deal said Tuesday, July 14. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

PHOENIX — Major League Baseball’s COVID-19 testing sweep appears to be having some success even as large swaths of the United States continue to struggle with containing the fast-spreading virus.