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MLB Injury News:
The Toronto Blue Jays have placed outfielder Rajai Davis on
the 15-day disabled list with an injured oblique, according to Shi Davidi of
Davis has been hampered by the ailment for the past week,
and it caused him to exit last night’s series opener against the Boston Red Sox
after he aggravated it. It occurred in the sixth inning when he tweaked the
oblique while grounding out to short. He was removed from the game shortly
The Blue Jays were initially hoping Davis could avoid a
stint on the DL, but the discomfort lingered as is usually the case with
oblique injuries that are not given the proper amount of rest. Davis told
reporters that it’s been “nagging” him and not healing as he and Toronto had
“It’s just nagging,” he said of the pain Friday night. “It’s
not progressing like I would want it to.”
To fill Davis’ spot on the roster, the Blue Jays recalled
right-hander Chad Jenkins from Double-A. He clearly won’t be filling in as an
outfielder, but he could be used Sunday if a replacement is needed for Brandon
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