The Newest: Crimson Sox Nearer Matt Barnes Checks Constructive | Sports activities

The latest on the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

Boston Red Sox seamstress Matt Barnes has tested positive for COVID-19 and is not ready for opening day.

Manager Alex Cora said on Saturday that Barnes is asymptomatic. Matt Andriese, who was due to start a spring training game against Pittsburgh, has been scratched for contract prosecution.

“It’s a fire drill now,” said Cora.

Barnes had become the lead candidate for the turnkey job that spring. He has to stay outside for at least 10 days.

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