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Johan Oviedo allowed six runs, five earned in five and one third innings pitched on Wednesday evening. He struck out five, allowing seven hits and two walks. Oviedo allowed two home runs accounting for five of the six runs he surrendered - one three run home run to Ryan Braun in the first and a two run home run to Jacob Nottingham in the sixth that chased him from the game. The Cardinals fell to 22-23 with the loss and are now tied with the Cincinnati Reds for Second Place in the NL Central despite playing six less games than the Reds.
Oviedo was pitching in his first game after being activated from the COVID-19 IL. He was placed on the IL as a precautionary move because he came into contact with someone who had COVID. Oviedo does not have another scheduled start listed by the Cardinals but he likely will get the nod in one of the team's upcoming doubleheaders, possibly next Friday against the Brewers. Owners in standard 12-team redraft leagues can leave Oviedo and his 5.47 ERA on the Waiver Wire.
Johan Oviedo (illness) is threw a socially distanced bullpen session on Sunday.
Oviedo was placed on the COVID-19 list after coming in contact with someone who was infected. He threw a bullpen session on Sunday and will have to submit two negative tests before rejoining his teammates. Oviedo owns a 4.66 ERA, 1.29 WHIP and 11 strikeouts over 19 1/3 innings in 2020.
Johan Oviedo was placed on the injured list Thursday.
Oviedo came in contact with someone who had COVID-19 and was placed on the injured list. He will have to self isolate and submit two negative tests before rejoining his teammates. OF Austin Dean was recalled in a corresponding move.
Johan Oviedo threw four and two-thirds innings, allowing five runs, three earned, on eight hits and three walks while striking out one as the Cardinals fell to the Cubs 5-1 on Monday. The Cardinals are now 17-16 on the season and in sole possession of second place in the NL Central.
Oviedo has a 4.66 ERA with 11 strike outs and eight walks in 19 1/3 innings pitched for the Cardinals this season. He will face Anthony DeScalfani and the Cincinnati Reds in his next outing. He is not a recommended streamer except in the softest of match-ups.
Johan Oviedo left his start on Wednesday in the bottom of the fifth inning tied at three. Oviedo was chased from the game by a Tucker Barnhart home run. He allowed three hits, three earned runs, one walk and struck out five. Oviedo threw 83 pitches in this one, 51 of them for strikes.
Oviedo is 0-1 this season with a 4.30 ERA in 14 2/3 innings pitched. He is scheduled to take on Jose Berrios and the Twins in his next start on September eighth. Oviedo is not a recommended streaming candidate because he does not pitch deeply into games nor does he strike out tons of batters. Owners in 12-team standard redraft leagues can keep an eye on him for signs of breakout.