5 Astros on IL because of MLB’s well being and security protocol
HOUSTON – Five Astros players were added to the list of injured on Wednesday.
Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman, Yordan Alvarez, Martin Maldonado and Robel Garcia will be out for an indefinite period.
The team said the players were inducted into the IL based on Major League Baseball health and safety protocol.
MLB decided the series finale against the Tigers on Wednesday night is okay.
Astros general manager James Click said the team had no say in whether a player tested positive for COVID-19.
Click on the players to undergo further testing to see when they can return.
This is an evolving story and more details will be added as they become available.
James Click says players will be placed on IL based on the “Result of the Health and Safety Protocol”. The MLB review found that it’s okay to zoom into today’s game
– Jason Bristol (@JBristolKHOU) April 14, 2021