All New York Yankees players allowed to enter Canada for a three-game series against Toronto

TORONTO — All members New York YankeesThe active roster was allowed to cross into Canada for a three game series in Toronto against Toronto. Blue JaysBeginning Monday night, they will be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Manager Aaron Boone stated, “This is clearly what I had hoped,” “We're fortunate to be in the position where we can all be here,” manager Aaron Boone said.

Canada's government requires a person must have received a second vaccine dose – or one dose of Johnson & Johnson – at least 14 days prior to entry.

Yankees spring training: Yankees slugger Aaron JudgeRefused to answer questions about his vaccine status.

Boone had previously indicated that he would speak with unvaccinated Blue Jays players to stress the importance to be available for the Blue Jays' games. Boone admitted to having had such conversations but did not go into detail.

He stated, “I had some discussions at times with men, so I'll just leave it at that.” “I strongly believe that this is a personal decision. I will respect the decision of anyone, regardless of what happens.”

The Yankees opened the day with a winning streak of nine games and the best record at 16-6 in major league baseball. Judge has scored five runs in the last five games.

Last week, Boston Red SoxHad to place pitchers Tanner HouckAnd Kutter CrawfordBefore a four-game series at Toronto, the Red Sox were on the restricted list. The Red Sox lost three out of four.

Three trips are made each season by AL East teams across the border. In June, the Yankees will return to Toronto and in September.

Players who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 and go on the restricted roster do not receive any compensation or accrue major league time.

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