The Boston Red Sox are having a tough time with COVID-related points.
Not solely will the unvaccinated Tanner Houck miss the collection towards the Toronto Blue Jays, however they, moreover, needed to ship a few gamers to the COVID-19 injured listing.
“Red Sox announce moves: Christian Vázquez and Jonathan Araúz to COVID-19 IL. Tyler Danish and Rob Refsnyder up from Worcester,” Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com tweeted.
Red Sox announce strikes: Christian Vázquez and Jonathan Araúz to COVID-19 IL. Tyler Danish and Rob Refsnyder up from Worcester.
— Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) April 19, 2022
Now, a participant’s placement on the COVID-19 listing doesn’t essentially imply he examined constructive for the virus.
It might imply that he reported some signs, or was an in depth contact to a constructive case.
The Red Sox’s Roster Is In Flux
In any case, the Red Sox’s roster is in a steady state of flux with the latest information.
Arauz and Vazquez, subsequently, can be away from the group at the very least for a few days.
Vazquez hasn’t actually been hitting a lot (a .208 common and a .564 OPS, with one residence run), however he’s the beginning catcher and an vital presence on the sphere and within the dugout.
The 5-5 Red Sox are at present second within the AL East division, tied with their arch rivals, the New York Yankees.
They made all of it the way in which to the American League Championship Sequence final season after abandoning the Blue Jays within the common season.
This time round, nevertheless, Toronto appears to be like stronger on paper, and the Red Sox can be short-handed for what it’s wanting like an important collection.
They hope Vazquez and Arauz can return comparatively quickly, and Houck might rejoin the rotation instantly after the groups lands from Toronto.