“I felt as if I had 100 years”

«Je me sentais comme si j’avais 100 ans»

The pitcher of the Boston Red Sox Eduardo Rodriguez had a lot of difficulty in fighting the COVID-19.

Author of a record of 19-6 in 2019, the gunner left-hander was back to training for his Saturday, who has been declared positive for the coronavirus on 7 July.

“I had all the symptoms,” said the Venezuelan, Sunday, during a conference call with the media. “The first four days I felt the symptoms were the worst. I felt as if I had 100 years. My body was constantly tired, I vomit, I had a headache. I was one of those people who have severely been affected.”

Before you receive a positive result at the COVID-19, Rodriguez was the pitcher designated for the opening game of the Red Sox on July 24 against the Baltimore Orioles. The formation of the Massachusetts will be happy to rely on the services of his athlete of 27 years, since Chris Sale will miss the entire season due to an operation of the type Tommy John, and that David Price has left the Sox, because he was part of the trade that sent Mookie Betts to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

“I have to thank God for allowing me to be here and available to launch,” added Rodriguez. I felt pretty good [Saturday].”

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