Found May 23, 2013 on Baseball Hot Corner:
The Toronto Blue Jays called up Sean Nolin Thursday afternoon who will take to the mound Friday night against the Baltimore Orioles. The promotion of the Blue Jays’ number eight ranked prospect doesn’t come as much of a surprise, despite only making three starts at the Double—A level with the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. The Blue Jays’ starting rotation has been in great need of relief with two fifths of it still out due to injury and the 6ft 4 Nolin will give the Blue Jays just that. Nolin, out of Long Island, NY, has made a great start to his 2013 campaign owning a 2-0 record and 1.17ERA in three starts. It appeared that his promotion may be a little premature, but with no better options at the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons, general manager Alex Anthopoulos went with youth and called up the twenty-three year old. The 2010 sixth round draft pick owns an above average fastball and plus changeup, with his arsenal of pitches being rounded out with a decent curveball and slider. Expect to see ...

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Blue Jays' Sean Nolin to make debut

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