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Blue Jays reinstate Bowden Francis from injured list, option Ryan Burr to Bisons

Written by on June 4, 2024

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays reinstated pitcher Bowden Francis from the 15-day injured list Tuesday and optioned fellow right-hander Ryan Burr to Triple-A Buffalo.

Francis missed 34 games due to right forearm extensor tendinitis.

He entered Tuesday’s night game against the visiting Baltimore Orioles with a 2-2 record and 8.59 earned-run average over five appearances.

Burr was acquired from the Philadelphia Phillies last Thursday for cash considerations.

He made two appearances for Toronto, striking out three and posting a 2.70 ERA over 3 1/3 innings.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 4, 2024.

The Canadian Press