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Blue Jays Activate Marcus Stroman, Place Aaron Sanchez On DL

Posted On: Jun 23, 2018   |   Posted By: MLB Trade Rumors

The Blue Jays have reinstated right-hander Marcus Stroman from the disabled list and placed fellow righty Aaron Sanchez on the DL, retroactive to Friday, per a team announcement. Sanchez is dealing with a right index finger contusion.
Stroman went on the DL on May 11 with right shoulder fatigue, which continued a rough start to the season for the 27-year-old. After establishing himself as an effective workhorse over the previous two seasons, during which he eclipsed the 200-inning campaign each year, Stroman opened this season with a 7.71 ERA across 37 1/3 innings and seven starts before going on the DL. While Stroman had posted a career-best 7.71 K/9 in that span and continued his groundball-inducing ways , he also logged personal-worst walk and home run figures. Additionally, Stroman experienced a drop in velocity and was prone to hard contact, evidenced in part by his lofty .404 xwOBA against .
Stroman drew offseason trade interest and, with Toronto struggling,...

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