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Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Cleared for mobility work
Jansen (finger) was cleared Thursday to begin mobility exercises with his surgically-repaired right hand, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Jansen fractured his right middle finger when he was struck by a foul ball Sept. 1 in Colorado. There is no official timetable yet for his return to the Blue Jays' active roster, but the 28-year-old catcher has expressed optimism about being available for a potential postseason run. Alejandro Kirk continues to draw the majority of starts behind the plate in Jansen's absence.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Undergoes surgery
Jansen underwent surgery Thursday to insert a pin into his fractured right middle finger, Arden Zwelling of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Jansen's procedure will officially keep him out for the remainder of the regular season. The Blue Jays have not yet ruled out a return during the postseason, so there's still a chance Jansen is able to aid Toronto in its playoff run. He will finish the 2023 campaign with a .228/.312/.474 slash line alongside 17 homers and 53 RBI across 301 plate appearances.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Will visit specialist
Jansen (finger) will visit a hand specialist Wednesday in Pennsylvania, after which the Blue Jays hope to have a clearer timetable for the catcher, Arden Zwelling of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Jansen landed on the injured list over the weekend after being diagnosed with a fractured right middle finger. It's an injury which figures to keep him out most, if not all, of the remainder of the regular season, but more will be known following Wednesday's exam.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Placed on IL
The Blue Jays placed Jansen on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a fractured right middle finger.
Jansen suffered the injury after getting hit by a foul ball during Friday's contest. The Blue Jays haven't offered any information regarding how long Jansen might be out for, but there is no guarantee he makes it back before the end of the season. Alejandro Kirk will take over as Toronto's main catcher, and Tyler Heineman will come up from Triple-A Buffalo to serve as Kirk's backup.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Suffers broken finger
Jansen suffered a fractured right middle finger when struck by a foul ball in the sixth inning of Friday's win at Colorado, ESPN reports.
He'll have more tests done on the finger Saturday, but it sounds like he'll be out awhile. Alejandro Kirk would become the everyday catcher for the Blue Jays in Jansen's absence.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Resting Wednesday
Jansen is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Nationals.
Toronto and Washington are wrapping up their series with a day game after a night game, so Jansen will rest after catching all nine innings of Tuesday's 5-4 win. Alejandro Kirk will spell Jansen behind the dish Wednesday.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Homers in win
Jansen went 1-for-2 with a solo home run, two walks and two additional runs scored in Monday's win over the Nationals.
Jansen extended the Blue Jays' lead to 5-1 in the third inning with a 402-foot homer off Robert Garcia, his career-high 16th round tripper. The long ball extended Jansen's hit streak to four games -- he's gone 4-for-11 (.364) with a 1.381 OPS in that span. Overall, the 28-year-old backstop is batting .226 with 51 RBI, 37 runs scored and a .778 OPS across 293 plate appearances this season while seeing the majority of starts behind the plate in Toronto.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Getting more work behind dish
Jansen will start at catcher and bat eighth in Sunday's game against the Guardians.
The Blue Jays' catching duties have been tilting in Jansen's favor of late. He'll be picking up his fifth start behind the plate Sunday in the Blue Jays' last seven games, while Alejandro Kirk has received the other two starts at catcher during that stretch. Jansen will form a battery with starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi in the series finale.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Takes seat Friday
Jansen is not in the lineup Friday versus the Guardians.
Alejandro Kirk will start at catcher as he and Jansen continue to split time at the position. They're both right-handed hitters, so it's not a natural -- nor predictable -- platoon in Toronto.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Heads to bench Wednesday
Jansen is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Orioles.
Jansen will return to the bench after he had started behind the plate in the first two games of the series, going 3-for-9 with a double, an RBI and a run. Though he's outperformed Alejandro Kirk for much of the season, Jansen has moved into more of a timeshare of late. Kirk has produced a .768 OPS since the All-Star break to improve his case for more playing time.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Sitting again Friday
Jansen remains out of the lineup Friday versus the Reds.
Alejandro Kirk will make a third straight start at catcher for the Blue Jays as they open a three-game weekend series at Great American Ball Park. There's no word of any new injury for Jansen, though he did miss a bit of time last week because of a right hand contusion.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: On bench Wednesday
Jansen is out of the lineup again Wednesday against the Phillies.
Alejandro Kirk will get a second straight start at catcher despite going 0-for-4 versus the Phillies on Tuesday. Jansen suffered a right hand contusion last Thursday but returned to action Sunday. It's possible he's still battling some discomfort.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Not starting Tuesday
Jansen is out of the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Phillies.
Jansen rejoined the starting nine Sunday after missing the previous two games with a bruised right hand, and he'll return to the bench for Tuesday's series opener versus Philadelphia. Alejandro Kirk will work behind the plate and bat sixth.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Returns to lineup
Jansen (hand) is starting at catcher and batting seventh Sunday against the Cubs, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Jansen missed two games as a result of a bruised right hand, but he'll return for the conclusion of Toronto's weekend series with the Cubs. The 28-year-old backstop is just 3-for-23 with a homer and three RBI since the start of August.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Remains sidelined
Jansen (hand) remains on the bench for Saturday's game against the Cubs.
Jansen hasn't played since behind hit by a pitch Thursday against the Guardians. He was diagnosed with nothing worse than a hand contusion, but it will again be Alejandro Kirk who starts behind the plate Saturday.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Out of Friday's lineup
Jansen (hand) is not in Friday's lineup against the Cubs.
After getting hit by a pitch Thursday, Jansen initially stayed in the game. He would later exit and was diagnosed with a right hand contusion after X-rays came up negative. Alejandro Kirk will start at catcher Friday as Jansen remains day-to-day.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: X-rays return negative
Jansen's X-rays on his right hand returned negative Thursday, Arden Zwelling of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Jansen was diagnosed with a right hand contusion after getting hit by a pitch Thursday. The 28-year-old stayed in the game initially, and he is now labeled as day-to-day. The Blue Jays head into a series against the Cubs over the weekend.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Danny Jansen: Diagnosed with hand contusion
Jansen was diagnosed with a right hand contusion after getting hit by a pitch in Thursday's loss to the Guardians.
Jansen took a Noah Syndergaard changeup to the right hand/wrist in the top of the sixth inning, but he initially stayed in the game to run for himself and seems to have avoided a serious injury. The 28-year-old catcher can be considered day-to-day heading into the Blue Jays' three-game weekend series against the Cubs.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-2, 215 lbs|
|Birthplace: Elmhurst, IL|
|Bats/Throws: R, R|