The Toronto Blue Jays have released LHP Ricky Romero, according to Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.
#BlueJays release Ricky Romero.
— Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) April 25, 2015
AA says he hasn’t progressed to the point where he feels he could make it back this yr and he’s in final yr of deal. Romero took it well
— Barry Davis (@SNBarryDavis) April 25, 2015
AA says Romero was grateful...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays have released left-hander Ricky Romero, a former All-Star who has been slowed by knee injuries for several seasons.
The Blue Jays made the move Saturday.
The 30-year-old Romero was in the final season of a five-year contract. He had been working out at the Blue Jays' spring training complex in Dunedin.
''We made the determination we...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago
Heading into the 2012 season, the sky appeared to be the limit for Blue Jays lefthander Ricky Romero .
Romero posted a 15-11 record in 2011, with a 2.92 ERA,and was named to the American League All Star team. His Wins had increased every year since his debut in 2009, and his ERA, WHIP, and BABIP had all decreased over that time, and the year before, the Jays had rewarded...
The chances of Ricky Romero breaking Spring Training with the Toronto Blue Jays are not very good according to MLB.com writer Gregor Chisholm.
Chisholm points to the lack of conversation by general manager Alex Anthopoulos as his reasoning saying that Romero is rarely mentioned as a candidate for a rotation spot.
So who is being considered for the fifth spot in the rotation?