The Toronto Blue Jays chosen pitcher Alek Manoah to the energetic roster forward of his begin in opposition to the New York Yankees on Thursday afternoon.
Manoah, a six-foot-six 260-pound right-hander, is likely one of the group’s prime prospects.
Drafted eleventh general in 2019, he posted a 0.50 earned-run common with 27 strikeouts and three walks over three begins with triple-A Buffalo.
New York will counter with right-hander Domingo German.
“His power at this time is nearly as good because it was yesterday,” Blue Jays supervisor Charlie Montoyo stated in a pre-game video name with reporters. “He is very assured. That is what I actually like about him.”
Robbie Ray was scheduled to begin the nightcap for the Blue Jays in opposition to fellow southpaw Jordan Montgomery.
Additionally Thursday, the Blue Jays positioned left-hander Travis Bergen on the 10-day injured record with a left shoulder impingement (retroactive to Monday).
Left-hander Tommy Milone was transferred to the 60-day injured record (shoulder) and left-hander Anthony Kay (blister) was positioned on the 10-day injured record. .