Mike Moustak and Nick Senzel sat hand in hand for two days after they told Cincinnati Red Medical staff they were feeling bad Sunday morning.
The mustard was scratched from Sunday’s lineup and added to the wounded list. Senzel was another scratch from the lineup, but he remained on the list.
The Reds have not updated their status in the next two days – teams are limited in what they can say when it comes to testing COVID-19 – Nick Castellanos submitted an update after losing 8-5 Tuesday to the Chicago Cubs when he answered a question about your faith on behalf of the team.
“If you look at our lineup, then unfortunately you have some of these (sample) protocols, and both Moose and Senzele are negative, but they fail to play until Thursday,” Castellanos said. “Obviously, it was a big recession, because they̵7;re both key parts of our lineup.”
Mustache and Senzel will return one day earlier than Castellana expected. The mustache was activated from the wounded list. Senzel tweeted Wednesday afternoon that he was “back” and it was “weird times”.
Both players took part in the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
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According to a source with knowledge of their test results, the Mustache and Senzel COVID-19 test was negative and showed no symptoms after Sunday. According to a source, two players applied on Wednesday morning and won an appeal to the league’s joint committee so they could return after a negative check.
Any player who reports COVID-19 symptoms or a fever in excess of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit must disassociate from the team based on the league operations manager. When symptoms are reported, teams are instructed to conduct an accelerated COVID-19 diagnostic test. The player must then submit an additional saliva sample for “confirmatory diagnostic PCR testing”.
To get the green light back, the League Operations Manual says that first, the results of the accelerated diagnostic test and confirmatory tests must be confirmed as negative for COVID-19, second, the player has no symptoms and three, the team doctor gives permission to return to the team premises.
Players sitting in the storage scheme who experience symptoms are not the only ones red. The Atlanta Braves had two catchers – Travis d’Arnaud and Tyler Flowers – who missed the first five games of the season after reporting their symptoms themselves. Braves Snitker, head of Braves, said they both consistently rated COVID-19 negatively.
Red intruder player Matt Davidson, who was a team-appointed player at the opening of Friday’s season, was added to the 10-day injured list on Saturday after his test was positive for COVID-19. When Moustac and Senzel fell ill on Sunday, doubts arose as to whether this might be related.
Some reds are frustrated with the “(sample) protocols” in that it does not allow players to report symptoms if there are obstacles to return, despite a negative COVID-19 study. The league will no doubt err on the side of caution when an outbreak of a coronavirus appears in the Miami Marlins clubhouse.
All Marlins games were postponed until Monday. The Philadelphia Phillies, which played for the Marlins last weekend, was postponed until Friday. The New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles, who were due to play for the Marlins and Phillies this week, will play in Baltimore on Wednesday and Thursday.
The Washington national players are leaving this weekend because they were scheduled to play for the Marlins. The nationalists held a team vote this weekend over the Marlins game; only one player voted for the game.
“We are really close and very united,” said Dave Martinez, head of Nationals. “I heard the growls growl and they had some concerns. I wanted to talk about it. We voted and we all decided that it was probably unsafe to go there. “
The urgency for the Reds is great after they lost four matches in a row – including all three without Moustak and Senzel. This season, Moustakas has four hits over eight bats with a homer and four RBIs. Senzel is 0 against 7 when the score is effective.