Tigers Pitcher Daniel Norris Cleared From Covid-19 Protocol
Veteran Detroit Tigers pitcher Daniel Norris (pictured above) was cleared from coronavirus protocol on Tuesday and rejoined the team in time for Tuesday night's exhibition game against the Cincinnati Reds.
His role with the team for 2020 is murky. He could be a starting pitcher, reliever, or be sent down to Toledo for conditioning as he works his way back from the coronavirus.
Norris was 3-13 in 2019 with a 4.49 earned run average. He started 29 games last season and is considered valuable because he is lefthanded. He was acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays four years ago in the David Price trade (which also netted the Tigers Matthew Boyd, this year's Opening Night starter).
He cannot qualify for free agency until after the 2021 season at the earliest.