By JANIE McCAULEY, AP Baseball Author
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Proper-hander Johnny Cueto was scratched from his scheduled begin for San Francisco on Monday night time towards Milwaukee due to chilly and flu-like signs, whereas fellow Giants starter Alex Wooden examined constructive for COVID-19 and is experiencing signs.
Cueto, who has examined adverse, was placed on the COVID-related injured record.
Wooden has complications and a sore throat — “he isn’t feeling nicely in any respect,” supervisor Gabe Kapler mentioned.
Cueto, who examined adverse for the coronavirus upon returning final week from a funeral in his native Dominican Republic and once more Monday, hadn’t been dominated out to pitch Tuesday within the second contest of a four-game set between NL division leaders.
“He has not examined constructive for COVID however he isn’t nicely immediately,” Kapler mentioned. “We’ll examine again in with him all through the day and do our greatest to get him wholesome as shortly as doable.”
Second baseman Tommy La Stella was additionally a late scratch for the collection opener with tightness in his left facet.
Lefty reliever José Álvarez changed Cueto to start out Monday and the Giants additionally added some pitching depth by claiming José Quintana from the Angels.
With infielder Donovan Solano already coping with COVID-19 and quarantining at a lodge in New York, Kapler mentioned he would converse to the group about being much more vigilant going ahead with precautions corresponding to carrying masks indoors — and even exterior when crucial, as some gamers have been doing once they took the sphere for batting apply as “all of us have type of ramped up the sensitivity stage,” in response to Kapler.
“I believe it is an actual concern. That does not make us distinctive in any manner,” Kapler mentioned. “We all know that a whole lot of golf equipment have handled the virus and handled it efficiently. I additionally am assured that there are different golf equipment which can be coping with related circumstances and challenges now and we’re simply going to do our greatest underneath the circumstances. We have finished a extremely good job this season of adapting and adjusting.”
The Giants returned house from a highway journey by New York and Atlanta with the perfect file within the majors at 84-46.
San Francisco recalled right-hander John Brebbia and infielder Jason Vosler from Triple-A Sacramento.
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