Astros has eight pitchers with the COVID-19 protocol – MLB Sports

Around Brian McTaggart The league’s official website, the Houston Astros, has moved pitchers Luis García, Bryan Abreu and Ronnel Blanco away from the team on Thursday due to the MLB COVID-19 protocol.

As pointed out by ESPN Updated, Houston manager Dusty Baker added that Cristian Javier, Enoli Paredes, Hector Velázquez, Francis Martes and Pedro Baez are also included in the protocol on Friday.

The Astros have not yet stated who tested positive for COVID-19 and who was considered high-risk close contact.

“Part of the reason why so many players are away from the camp for health and safety (protocol) is because we want to cast a wide net,” said Astros general manager James Click. Told to. “And the protocol casts a wide net to make sure there are delays between the infectious stage and positive test results, which do not lead to outbreaks.

“We follow the Major League Baseball Health and Safety Protocol. This is what they want. By following them, we and the League are prepared to keep the rest of the guys out of the open. I believe we can continue. Season. “

Brian Snitker, Atlanta Braves Manager, Thursday Injured left-handed Max Fried from his spring training debut It was originally scheduled for Friday after Fried could have been exposed to someone infected with the coronavirus.

February 26, Announced by MLB and MLB Players Association Only three new players tested positive for COVID-19 during the last test period. They are believed to update those numbers later on Friday.

Houston will play both a 7-inning contest against the Miami Marlins and a 5-inning “B Game” against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday.

– MLB Sports

Astros has eight pitchers with the COVID-19 protocol Astros has eight pitchers with the COVID-19 protocol

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