The Toronto Blue Jays announced Monday that left-hander Steven Matz has tested positive for COVID-19 although he is currently symptom free.
#BlueJays say Steven Matz’s tests came back positive for COVID-19.— Scott Mitchell (@ScottyMitchTSN) June 14, 2021
He’s symptom free and follow up testing with the rest of the team all came back negative.
Follow-up testing with the rest of the team all came back negative. Matz was placed on the COVID-19 list Sunday following an inconclusive test.
Per MLB rules, Matz must isolate for 10 days beginning from the positive PCR result date.
The 30-year-old pitched in Saturday's 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox, as he allowed four hits and a run over 5 2/3 innings, striking out eight with two walks.
Matz is 7-3 this season with a 4.26 ERA and 1.35 WHIP.
The Blue Jays will wrap up their series with the Red Sox on Monday before welcoming the New York Yankees to Buffalo beginning on Wednesday.
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