Though Gallegos' health isn't in any question due to coronavirus-related concerns, the pandemic has presented complications with his ability to travel. The Cardinals are unsure when Gallegos will be able to board a flight to St. Louis, so his availability for the July 24 season opener versus the Pirates remains something of a question mark at the moment. Before spring training was suspended in mid-March, Gallegos looked like the frontrunner for the Cardinals' closing role, but the team will likely reopen the competition for the job while his status remains up in the air. Per Mark Saxon of The Athletic, general manager John Mozeliak mentioned Ryan Helsley as a potential replacement for Gallegos, while Carlos Martinez could also get a look in the ninth inning if he's unable to lock down the fifth spot in the rotation.
Cardinals' Giovanny Gallegos: Dealing with travel issues
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