The Yankees’ rotation has taken another hit from COVID-19.
A day after Gerrit Cole tested positive for the virus, Jordan Montgomery also tested positive for COVID-19, general manager Brian Cashman said Tuesday on WFAN.
Both pitchers are expected to be out at least 10 days unless they test negative twice before then.
The Yankees also had six players test positive for COVID-19 coming out of the All-Star break — including Aaron Judge, Gio Urshela and Kyle Higashioka — and seven members of the coaching and support staff test positive in May.
Cole, who was scheduled to start Tuesday’s game against the Orioles, will be replaced by prospect Luis Gil. It was not immediately clear who would take Montgomery’s spot in the rotation, though Nestor Cortes Jr. remains an option.
The Yankees also have Domingo German (shoulder inflammation) on the 10-day injured list and Corey Kluber (shoulder strain) and Luis Severino (Tommy John surgery, groin strain) on the 60-day IL.