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Injuries & Moves: Kiermaier (back) being evaluated after early exit

May 27, 2023


Taking Jansen's injury 'minute by minute,' Blue Jays need more from Kirk

May 24, 2023

ST. PETERSBURG -- Losing to the undefeated Shane McClanahan isn’t exactly newsworthy. It happens to everyone. But losing Danny Jansen is another story. Jansen left Wednesday’s 7-3 loss to the Rays at Tropicana Field with left groin tightness after running out a ground ball in the fifth inning, and while

Guerrero has 'some soreness' in wrist; Blue Jays being diligent

May 6, 2023

PITTSBURGH -- Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was a late scratch from the Blue Jays’ lineup Saturday at PNC Park, as the star first baseman is dealing with left wrist discomfort. Guerrero had appeared in all 33 games for the Blue Jays this season, and he went 1-for-4 with an RBI single

Top prospect Tiedemann (biceps) exits Minors start while Blue Jays fall at Fenway

May 4, 2023

BOSTON -- When it rains, it pours. An hour before the Blue Jays’ losing streak slipped to five with an 11-5 loss to the Red Sox, No. 1 prospect Ricky Tiedemann walked off the mound in Double-A with a trainer, favoring his throwing arm. Tiedemann, who is MLB Pipeline’s No.

As elbow rehab advances, Ryu wants to finish what he started

March 20, 2023

LAKELAND, Fla. -- It’s been three years since three words reintroduced the Blue Jays to the rest of the league: Hyun Jin Ryu. Those were the early days of the era the Blue Jays still stand in, when the debuts of a young core with famous last names eased the

Vlad back in lineup after missing time with knee injury

March 15, 2023

DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Vladimir Guerrero Jr. declared his grand return to the Blue Jays' lineup with his signature play: calling himself safe at first base. The star slugger and umpiring enthusiast ran through the bag on a groundout in his first at-bat on Wednesday, arms stretched out as the ball

Vlad thankful for teammates' support in decision to skip Classic

March 5, 2023

DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Vladimir Guerrero Jr. plans on working through his right knee discomfort slowly. Guerrero said on Sunday that he feels better every day, and he is thankful that the injury wasn’t serious. “Obviously it’s nothing serious,” Guerrero said, through an interpreter, ahead of the Blue Jays’ 16-4 win

Guerrero withdraws from World Baseball Classic

March 4, 2023

LAKELAND, Fla -- Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has withdrawn from the World Baseball Classic, where he’d been expected to star on a stacked roster for the Dominican Republic, the Blue Jays announced Saturday. Guerrero is dealing with right knee discomfort after leaving a Spring Training game Friday in Dunedin, Fla., and

Blue Jays 'playing it safe' as Guerrero exits with right knee discomfort

March 3, 2023

DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was removed from the Blue Jays’ Spring Training game against the Rays on Friday with right knee discomfort, the club announced. Guerrero left the Blue Jays’ dugout in the second inning and walked towards the clubhouse, located beyond the right-field corner, followed by trainer

Springer 'doing OK' after scary collision

October 8, 2022

TORONTO -- Blue Jays center fielder George Springer was “doing OK” postgame after being carted off the field following a freak collision with shortstop Bo Bichette on Saturday. Springer needed help getting up and was removed in the eighth inning of the Blue Jays’ season-ending 10-9 loss in Game 2

Gausman exits final start with cut on middle finger

October 2, 2022

TORONTO -- Kevin Gausman left his final start of the regular season after just three innings in the Blue Jays' 6-3 win over the Red Sox at Rogers Centre on Sunday with a cut on his right middle finger, which is troubling timing with his next start scheduled for the

Manoah starts nightcap after bout with stomach bug

September 13, 2022

TORONTO -- Alek Manoah’s absence was as stomach-churning for the Blue Jays as it was for himself. The big right-hander’s start had to be moved from Game 1 of Tuesday’s doubleheader to the nightcap while he recovered from a stomach bug and watched from afar as his team fell, 4-2,

Gurriel goes on IL with left hamstring strain

September 9, 2022

ARLINGTON -- The Blue Jays have placed Lourdes Gurriel Jr. on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain that the club describes as “moderate,” forcing it to lean more heavily on outfield depth in a postseason run. Gurriel injured his hamstring in Wednesday’s finale of the series in

'Everything is clean' for Manoah after injury scare

July 30, 2022

TORONTO -- It should come as no surprise that Alek Manoah lobbied to stay in the game even after getting hit in the throwing elbow by a 93 mph comebacker. The Blue Jays’ All-Star right-hander came close to a nightmare scenario on Friday, when he was forced to leave his

Gausman's early exit sheds light on Toronto's need for depth

July 2, 2022

TORONTO -- With Kevin Gausman laying on the infield turf two innings into the Blue Jays’ split doubleheader at Rogers Centre on Saturday, it looked like a long day was turning into a nightmare. Struck on the right ankle by a 100 mph comebacker off the bat of Tampa Bay's

Ryu to have season-ending surgery on UCL

June 14, 2022

TORONTO -- Hyun Jin Ryu will soon undergo left elbow surgery to repair his UCL, ending his 2022 season. It is possible that Ryu could need a full Tommy John surgery, with the second option being a more minor partial repair to the UCL. This will be determined during the

With Jansen on IL, could Moreno join Toronto?

June 7, 2022

KANSAS CITY -- Blue Jays catcher Danny Jansen has a fractured fifth metacarpal in his left hand, tests late Monday revealed, another harsh setback in what’s shown flickers of being a breakout season. Jansen took a pitch off his left hand in the eighth inning of Monday’s 8-0 win over

Slump turns painful as Springer hurts ankle

Loss of star center fielder would be significant blow to a club struggling to score
May 13, 2022

ST. PETERSBURG -- For weeks, the Blue Jays’ runners in scoring position have remained runners in standing position. That has left the offense asking each night’s starting pitcher to be perfect, and even with a pair of timely hits in Friday night’s 5-2 loss to the Rays at Tropicana Field

Gurriel hurt; Blue Jays lose ground in race

Red-hot OF forced to get two stitches on hand; righty reliever Hatch also hurt
September 24, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Blue Jays had a fifth inning to forget on Thursday night at Target Field, losing two players and a key game as the AL Wild Card race approaches the final week of the season. The early exit of Lourdes Gurriel Jr. with a right hand injury is

Ryu lands on IL with neck tightness

September 19, 2021

TORONTO -- Hyun Jin Ryu has been placed on the 10-day IL with neck tightness, the Blue Jays announced Sunday, which comes at a difficult time for the struggling left-hander as his club fights for an AL Wild Card spot. Ryu is coming off another rough outing in Friday’s 7-3

Springer exits in 7th vs. O's 'as a precaution'

August 31, 2021

TORONTO -- George Springer left Tuesday night’s 4-2 loss to the Orioles early as a precaution, the Blue Jays announced, after noticing some discomfort as he ran the bases. Springer, who just returned from a left knee injury, was on first base in the seventh inning when Marcus Semien ripped

Springer makes return from IL in DH role

August 30, 2021

TORONTO -- Help is on the way for the Blue Jays and their struggling lineup as star outfielder George Springer has been activated from the 10-day IL. His timing couldn’t be better. Springer has been out since Aug. 14 with a left knee sprain after slamming into the wall in

Springer back to IL with left knee sprain

August 17, 2021

WASHINGTON -- When George Springer exited Saturday’s 9-3 loss to the Mariners with what was diagnosed as a left ankle sprain, Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo thought the injury would keep his star center fielder out for a few days. However, an MRI revealed a left knee sprain, and Springer

Springer's injury sends Blue Jays reeling

August 15, 2021

SEATTLE -- Star outfielder George Springer left Saturday’s game against the Mariners with a left ankle sprain after slamming into the outfield wall and landing awkwardly on the warning track at T-Mobile Park. The 9-3 loss that instantly unraveled after Springer’s injury was already one of the toughest of the

Blue Jays win to split DH, but Stripling hurt

Right-hander exits with left oblique strain, will miss at least next start
August 11, 2021

ANAHEIM -- In the coming days, the Blue Jays were going to have to decide who would be out of their starting rotation when they move from six starters to five. Tuesday’s split doubleheader at Angel Stadium featured an injury that made that choice for them. The No. 5 spot