For many who contract COVID-19, it’s an uphill battle to get healthy.
It took Eduardo Rodriguez quite a bit to recover from his bout with the coronavirus — and medical complications stemming from the battle — but he seems to be improving nicely with an eye toward 2021.
Alex Cora finds it encouraging, as well.
“I know a lot of people saw Eduardo yesterday throwing off the mound in Florida, which is a good sign,” The Red Sox manager said Thursday during a video press conference. “For me, personally, I’m happy that he’s been able to go through his workouts as a regular person. What he went through in the summer, you know, it’s not a joking matter. We know that it’s a very serious situation and I’m glad that he’s working out.”
This certainly is good news for the Red Sox’s rotation, which took a hit last season without E-Rod and Chris Sale. Cora is glad to see both left-handers doing well, though he’s not yet ready to put a timetable on their official returns.
Hey, it’s progress.