Blue Jays' All-Star Outfielder Removed From Game With Injury

George Springer was removed in the top of the eighth inning last night with right elbow discomfort.

Uh oh, this is the last thing the Blue Jays need right now. 

Springer was having a miserable game, striking out three times and missing a whopping seven times on Dylan Cease's nasty slider. He was ultimately replaced in the eighth inning by Cavan Biggio and it was revealed after the game that he was dealing with discomfort in his elbow.
Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo said Springer will be held out of the lineup for Wednesday's afternoon game against the White Sox.

The discomfort in the thirty-two year old's right elbow is apparently a lingering issue that has been bothering him for some time now. Springer will have tests on Wednesday to determine the severity of the injury. 
Springer has avoided the injured list so far this season, appearing in 63 of 68 games for the Blue Jays and hitting a respectable .260/.333/.489 with 13 home runs, 34 RBIs and six stolen bases. 

Toronto hopes their star outfielder can again stay healthy as the team has been skidding of late, posting a 38-30 record, sitting in the first Wild Card spot with an uncomfortable half-game lead over the Red Sox and Twins.

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