Red Sox Place Josh Taylor On COVID-19 IL, Recall Connor Wong From WooSox

Hopefully Taylor returns soon


Aug 15, 2021

The Boston Red Sox made a roster move Sunday afternoon.

Prior to their series finale against the Baltimore Orioles, the Red Sox announced they placed Josh Taylor on the COVID-19 related injured list. Catcher Connor Wong was recalled from Triple-A Worcester to fill his spot on the roster.

Taylor has a 3.23 ERA in 26 appearances for Boston this season with 51 strikeouts. Wong has appeared in six games for the Red Sox in 2021 and is batting .308.

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