Los Angeles Times
COVID-19 strikes Astros
Houston placed second baseman Jose Altuve, third baseman Alex Bregman, designated hitter Yordan Alvarez, catcher Martin Maldonado and infielder Robel Garcia on the injured list because of COVID-19 health and safety protocols hours before the Astros were to wrap up a series with the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.
Minnesota Twins shortstop Andrelton Simmons tested positive for COVID-19 and was placed on the IL . . ... The Chicago White Sox placed right-hander Dylan Cease on the IL in a precautionary move after he exhibited symptoms associated with COVID-19.