CHICAGO (CBS)– Chicago Cubs Manager David Ross and President of Baseball Operations Jed Hoyer have both tested positive for COVID-19.
Ross and Hoyer are both vaccinated, a spokesperson for the Cubs confirmed.READ MORE: IDES Kept Offices Closed While Many Struggled To Get Their Unemployment Benefits: What Really Happened
Both are “doing well,” team spokesman Julian Green said in an email. Both Ross and Hoyer will quarantine for the next 10 days.
Interim Manager Andy Green said at a news conference via Zoom that Ross “feels great” and doesn’t have COVID-19 symptoms.
The team plans to limit time spent in the clubhouse to minimize the potential for COVID spread on the team. Close contacts will be tested routinely.
“We will do our part to minimize it,” said Green.READ MORE: Coworkers Rally Around River North Bouncer Who Was Shot After He Refused To Let Man Into Clutch Bar
“It stinks, I live spending time with Rossy,” said Green. “It’s gonna suck not being around him for the next 10 days.”
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There was no need to consider canceling today’s game against the Pirates, Green said.