Before today’s game, the New York Yankees announced that newly acquired hitter Anthony Rizzo had been placed on the Covid list. In a corresponding move, the Yankees have reactivated first baseman, Luke Voit.
Since before the trade deadline, Voit is coming off a bruised knee that has kept him away from the team. Rizzo was acquired by the Yankees from the Chicago Cubs at the deadline in the past week, has had 3 home runs, has scored 8 runs was hitting .281 in nine games. However, the Yankees will now be without him for at least ten days.
In this latest round of positive tests, Rizzo adds yet another Yankee to test positive for the virus, including Aaron Judge, Kyle Higasioka, Gio Urshela, Gerrit Cole, Jordan Montgomery, and Gary Sanchez. Judge and Higashioka are already back with the team.
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