Blue Jays reinstate Erik Swanson from 15-day IL

TORONTO – The Toronto Blue Jays have reinstated right-hander Erik Swanson from the 15-day injured list.

The 30-year-old relief pitcher was dealing with thoracic spine inflammation.

Swanson’s last outing came on Aug. 26, where he exited the game after pitching 1/3 of an inning and allowing one hit in an 8-3 win over the Cleveland Guardians.

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He will be active for Monday’s game against the Texas Rangers at Rogers Centre.

The Blue Jays are currently riding a three-game winning streak and have taken hold of the second American League wild-card spot.

Right-hander Jay Jackson was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo on Monday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 11, 2023.

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