Bosox LHP Rodríguez out for year, inflamed heart from COVID
NEW YORK (AP) - Boston Red Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodríguez will miss the entire season because of heart inflammation caused by COVID-19.
He has been on the injured list since mid-July and has not pitched this season.
Rodríguez was a career-best 19-6 last year with a 3.81 ERA. The Red Sox said July 7 he had tested positive for COVID-19.
Boston chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom expects Rodríguez will make a full recovery but says there is not enough time this season to build his arm back up.
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