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Sneeze Puts Romero on DL – (BJ Ryan goes, too)

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 24, 2009 by cuzitsmybday

Ricky Romero, the Blue Jays young ace who was off to a 2-0 start with some good numbers to back it up, sneezed in the pregame and now he’s been put on the DL retroactive to April 20th with an oblique strain. B.J. Ryan has also been put on the DL – probably because he’s pitching too well.

Romero was scheduled to pitch on Saturday so the Blue Jays will be making a roster move and are yet to announce who’ll be starting in his place. Scott Downs will take over at closer with hard-throwing Jesse Carlson setting up along with Frasor in the eighth.

We’ll see what happens, but I liked Carlson a lot last year. Downs is probably gone already, but if you have room, I’d grab Carlson because you never know how long these fill-ins will last and where the numbers are going to come from.

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