MLB: four Phillies player on COVID-19 roster, including Aaron Nola

Four Philadelphia Phillies players had their names added to the COVID-19 roster on Sunday.

Pitchers Aaron Nola, Connor Brogdon and Bailey Falter, as well as infielder Alex Bohm will be on the sidelines to follow MLB protocol measures.

With this movement of personnel, the formation of Pennsylvania thus proceeded to the recall of Damon Jones, Mauricio Llovera and Cristopher Sanchez to fill the losses at the mound. Nick Maton (infield) also arrives with the club from Lehigh Valley.

Nola is 6-5 this season with an earned-run average of 4.53. The Phillies sit third in the National East Division with a 43-44 record.

Kikuchi takes the path to the infirmary

Seattle Mariners star pitcher Yusei Kikuchi’s name was placed on the injury list on Sunday.

He could still take part in the All-Star Game festivities in Denver.

Manager Scott Servais said he could not comment on Kikuchi’s status « for a number of reasons », but was « not worried about his condition ».

« I believe he is still planning to participate in the All-Star game, » « Servais said.

No other details were released on the status of the launcher.

The Mariners have recalled promising Cal Raleigh to take his place in the roster. Raleigh, a wide receiver, will make his debut later Sunday against the Los Angeles Angels. He will spend the day in the exercise pen.

Kikuchi has been one of the best left-handed pitchers on the tour this season, his third since joining the Mariners. This year, he’s 6-4, an earned-run average of 3.48 and 98 strikeouts.

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