Red Sox’ Chris Sale think he may have had coronavirus

Chris Sale didn’t start out spring education with his teammates. A moderate case of pneumonia held him back.

Now, he’s pondering if that ailment could be the novel coronavirus that has turn into a world wide pandemic.

“If I had it, someone in my spouse and children and a ton of folks at the park would have been infected,” the hurt Red Sox ace told reporters through a conference call. “It has definitely crossed my thoughts.”

Sale did check negative for influenza in February, just before testing for coronavirus grew to become popular. He hopes that an antibody examination, every time one particular will come available, will expose if he experienced coronavirus.

Many Purple Sox minimal leaguers ended up quarantined owing to coronavirus worries at the starting of spring training. And just one insignificant-league participant in their program did test good around the conclude of last thirty day period. Two Yankees small leaguers have also analyzed beneficial for coronavirus.

Whether or not or not there is a baseball year, he won’t be a portion of it. The really hard-throwing southpaw recently underwent Tommy John Surgery that finished his calendar year. On Thursday he can started rehabbing following getting his forged off.

“If you’re telling me the only point I have to do is perform difficult at rehabbing this elbow, we’re in,” Sale stated. “There’s no far more dialogue.”