Cards' Wainwright dealing with COVID, put on IL

by Daryn Albert - The Cardinals on Friday placed right-hander Adam Wainwright on the injured list. He said he's symptom-free.

Cards' Wainwright dealing with COVID, put on IL

St. Louis Cardinals place Adam Wainwright on injured list as veteran pitcher says he has COVID-19 10:43 PM ET ESPN The St. Louis Cardinals on Friday placed right-hander Adam Wainwright on the injured list. In a tweet, the veteran starter said he tested positive for COVID-19 but has no symptoms. "Just so everyone knows, I feel great. 100%, with zero symptoms," he wrote . "Out of an abundance of caution and following MLB protocols I have to test negative twice before I can return. Which we're hoping is very soon. Thanks for thinking about me!" Wainwright, the team's ace, is scheduled to start Tuesday's game against Baltimore. He has a 3.18 ERA in six starts this season. Also, lefty Steven Matz returned from the bereavement list Friday.