The Cleveland Indians went a step further than just putting Mike Clevinger and Zach Plesac into quarantine. Cleveland placed the two starting pitchers on the restricted list after the right-handers broke team rules and Major League Baseball protocols by leaving their hotel in Chicago last weekend and risking exposure to the COVID-19 virus. ''This one kind of hurts,'' said Indians manager Terry Francona, who returned Tuesday from a week away to address a lingering medical issue to find his team dealing with an internal situation that could affect its season.
The Detroit Tigers find themselves in a tough situation with first baseman C.J. Cron on the 10-day injured list with a left knee strain. Cron suffered damage to a ligament in his knee while trying to field a ground ball during Monday's 5-1 win over the White Sox. Tigers head trainer Doug Teter said Cron is wearing a knee brace and receiving treatment throughout the day.
ESPN The Chicago White Sox activated shortstop Tim Anderson from the 10-day injured list Tuesday. Anderson was sidelined the minimum 10 days because of a groin strain. He is batting .