The Cleveland Indians Sent Starter Zach Plesac Home After He Left the Team Hotel in Chicago

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SJ - August 10, 2020

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Zach Plesac is off to a great start this season.  He has a 1.29 ERA in 21 innings of work with 24 strikeouts.  On Sunday he was sent home.

The reason the Indians sent their young starter packing is because he left the team's hotel in Chicago on Saturday night for a night out with friends.

That broke their COVID-19 protocols and they reportedly made him drive the five hours back to Cleveland.

This comes just a few days after Plesac took to Instagram with a pro-mask message.

On Sunday the 25-year-old righthander released an apology asking his teammates and the Indians organization for forgiveness.

It will be interesting to see what the Indians end up doing with Plesac.  It's hard to believe that he won't eventually be back with his teammates.  I've seen everything from a 72 hour quarantine to being sent down to the currently nonexistent minor leagues.

We'll see.  But I can assure you he won't be doing any dumb shit when he returns.

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