ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — First baseman Rowdy Tellez is on the Toronto Blue Jays’ roster for his or her first spherical playoff collection in opposition to Tampa Bay after recovering from a strained proper knee that had sidelined him since Sept. 8.
Tellez might be a chosen hitter choice for the top-seeded Rays within the best-of-three collection in opposition to the No. 8 Blue Jays.
Proper-hander Jordan Romano was not included on the 28-man roster Tuesday. He has not pitched in a sport since Aug 28 due to a finger damage however threw batting observe Sunday in hopes of incomes a spot.
Toronto additionally left off right-hander Tanner Roark, who had a 6.80 ERA in 11 begins.
Toronto’s roster options 13 pitchers, three catchers, eight infielders and 4 outfielders.
The pitchers are Chase Anderson, Anthony Bass, Ryan Borucki, A.J. Cole, Rafael Dolis, Thomas Hatch, Anthony Kay, Nate Pearson, Robbie Ray, Hyun Jin Ryu, Matt Shoemaker, Ross Stripling and Taijuan Walker.
Place gamers embrace catchers Danny Jansen, Alejandro Kirk and Reese McGuire, infielders Bo Bichette, Cavan Biggio, Santiago Espinal, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Joe Panik, Travis Shaw, Rowdy Tellez and Jonathan Villar, and outfielders Jonathan Davis, Randal Grichuk, Lourdes Gurriel Jr., and Teoscar Hernandez.