Milwaukee Brewers place ace pitcher Corbin Bunes on injured list

The Milwaukee Brewers have placed starting pitcher Corbin Burnes on the injured list on Thursday, however the reason was not specified. Players who are placed on the injured list for an undisclosed reason usually sit out due to a positive COVID-19 test. If Burnes did test positive for COVID-19, he must be quarantined for 10 days before returning to the field. 

The 26-year-old Burnes is off to a great start this season, earning 49 strikeouts and zero walks in his first five starts with a 1.53 ERA in that stretch. Burnes has been with the Brewers since 2018, and he posted a 2.11 ERA in 12 starts last season. 

Brewers place Corbin Burnes on IL, decline to say why


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