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Jordan Romano (finger) would have been activated for the American League Divisional Series, but needed a few days before he could pitch.
Romano missed all of September due to a sprained finger. He would have been activated had the Blue Jays advanced. Romano (hand) said he needed “a couple of more days” before he could pitch in a game. Had the Blue Jays advanced to the ALDS “I would’ve been activated.” The 27-year-old had terrific 2020 campaign, posting a (2-1) record along with a 1.23 ERA, 0.89 WHIP and 21 strikeouts over 14 2/3 innings. Romano is set to be one of the Blue Jays' top high-leverage options in 2021.
Jordan Romano (finger) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Friday.
Romano is scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Friday. The Blue Jays will see how Friday's session goes before determining the next steps. Romano is hoping to return at some point in 2020.
Jordan Romano, who's been out since August 29th with a right middle finger strain, began throwing off a mound on Saturday.
Romano was initially expected to be out 2-4 weeks with the injury so he appears to be ahead of schedule. He could be ready to go if the Blue Jays wind up making the playoffs, they currently have a three-game lead in the loss column over the Mariners. The 27-year old was excellent out of Toronto's pen this season with a 1.23 ERA, 0.89 WHIP, and a 21:5 K/BB ratio across 14 2/3 innings.
Blue Jays pitcher Jordan Romano is expected to miss up to four weeks due to a finger issue, but the team is reportedly "definitely hopeful" that he will be able to pitch against this season, according to a report from Ben Nicholson-Smith on Twitter.
Romano was having a strong season for the Blue Jays. In 15 appearances, he has a 1.23 ERA, 0.89 WHIP, and 21 strikeouts over 14 2/3 innings.
Jordan Romano left Friday's game against the Orioles with a right middle finger injury according to Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca
Romano was examined by trainers after allowing a home run in the top of the eighth inning and was replaced by Anthony Bass. Romano allowed one run on one hit and no walks while striking out one over two-thirds of an inning prior to his exit. Fantasy owners should keep an eye on updates concerning the reliever.