Clevinger and Plesac were removed from the restricted list Friday and the Indians optioned them to the alternate training site.
Cleveland placed the two starting pitchers on the restricted list after they broke team rules and Major League Baseball protocols by leaving their hotel in Chicago last weekend and risking exposure to the COVID-19 virus.
They can’t be 100 percent certain, but the Indians don’t believe Plesac or Clevinger came in contact with anyone who has the virus.
Both players were tested Wednesday and the team will consult with medical experts based on those results.
MLB permits teams to use the restricted list for players who are unavailable to play for non-baseball reasons. The players were paid during their leave and given service times.
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