The Atlanta Braves are without their two primary catchers for Friday’s season opener at the New York Mets.
Both Travis d’Arnaud and Tyler Flowers did not make the trip after both showed symptoms of COVID-19. Both players tested negative for the coronavirus, Braves manager Brian Snitker said Friday.
He hopes both players, who are being held out as a precaution, just have “a bad cold.”
Alex Jackson and William Contreras are the next two catchers up for the Braves.