ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Boston left-hander Martín Pérez and right-hander Matt Barnes have become the latest Red Sox players impacted by COVID-19.
Both pitchers were put on the COVID-19 injured list before Monday night’s game at Tampa Bay.
Boston manager Alex Cora said before the game that Pérez had tested positive. The news about Barnes came just before first pitch and other details involving the reliever were not immediately available.
The team is going through the MLB coronavirus protocols that include contact tracing and testing.