Detroit, Michigan (WJHL)– Johnson City native and Detroit pitcher Daniel Norris has been missing in action.
News Channel 11 sports director Kenny Hawkins found out why on Thursday.
The Tigers placed Daniel Norris on the 10-day injured list on Wednesday, and the left-handed pitcher later confirmed to the Detroit News that he had tested positive for COVID-19.
Norris said he is feeling fine and is ready to get out there once he passes baseball’s COVID-19 protocols, meaning he must test negative twice.
Norris was healthy for all of 2019 after spending time on the injured list in each of the previous four seasons. he went 3-13 with a 4.49 era, striking out 7.8 batters per nine-inning and walking 2.4