Twins Newcomer Happ Back On Mound After Positive Virus Test
AP -- Eager for a fresh start with a new team, J.A. Happ needed to slow down before throwing a single pitch for the Minnesota Twins. The left-hander tested positive for COVID-19 upon reporting to spring training, putting his practice schedule on hold.
Happ cleared virus protocols on Tuesday and took part in team workouts for the first time at camp in Fort Myers, Florida. Elsewhere around spring training, Fernando Tatis Jr. hit a grand slam for the San Diego Padres and Adam Wainwright pitched two perfect innings for the St. Louis Cardinals.