Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 3/17/12
Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie is out for the team's next few spring training games because of tightness in his left groin.

Lawrie suffered the injury while attempting to score from second base on an RBI single during Friday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

"It's likely to be multiple days before he's back on the field," Blue Jays manager John Farrell told reporters Saturday. "He feels improved today, but we're going to be sure this is 100 percent out of his mind and certainly not feeling anything before we would entertain the thought of getting him back into the lineup."

Lawrie did not require an MRI.

The 22-year-old batted .293 with nine home runs and 25 RBIs in 150 at-bats last season for Toronto.
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