Jays reinstate Bichette from injured list

BOSTON – The Toronto Blue Jays activated shortstop Bo Bichette from the 10-day injured list Tuesday and activated him before their game against the Red Sox in Boston.

The Blue Jays had placed Bichette on the injured list with a right calf strain retroactive to June 15.

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Bichette, a two-time all-star, is batting .237 with four homers and 28 runs batted in this season.

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The Jays had called up top prospect Orelvis Martinez last Tuesday to fill Bichette’s position on the roster.


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Martinez was suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball on Sunday after testing positive for performance-enhancing substance Clomiphene.

Also Tuesday, the Jays optioned outfielder Steward Berroa to Triple-A Buffalo.

The Blue Jays entered Tuesday’s game at Boston on a seven-game losing streak.

This report by The Canadian Press was first publishedJune 25, 2024.

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