Blue Jays' George Springer leaves game vs. Rays after spraining ankle on catch attempt

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Toronto Blue Jays outfielder George Springer left Friday night’s video game versus the Tampa Bay Rays (GameTracker) with what the group referred to as a left ankle sprain. Springer suffered the injury when he tried to make a jumping grab on a Brandon Lowe batted ball in the bottom of the 2nd inning. 

Here’s a take a look at the play:

Springer was changed in the subsequent inning by Raimel Tapia.

Springer, 32 years of ages, got in the night striking .283/.344/.531 (159 OPS+) with 7 crowning achievement and 2 taken bases (on 3 shots). His previously mentioned 159 OPS+ was connected with Vladimir Guerrero Jr. for the very best amongst certified Blue Jays players. Toronto’s lineup, then, will be missing out on a crucial part if Springer’s ankle needs him to hang around on the hurt list.

Should Springer undoubtedly head to the rack, he would sign up with a couple of other noteworthy Blue Jays there, consisting of Cavan Biggio, Nate Pearson, and Hyun-Jin Ryu. The Blue Jays are anticipated to trigger Ryu ahead of Saturday’s video game, a contest he’s anticipated to begin.

The Blue Jays, for their part, entered into Friday’s video game having actually dropped 4 successive contests. Their 17-15 record on the season had them placed in 3rd location in the American League East, some 6 ½ video games back of the New York Yankees.



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