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.
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.