Lourdes Gurriel Jr.
2B,LF - TOR
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. went 1-for-5 at the plate with three RBI over both games in Saturday's doubleheader against the Royals.
Gurriel hit a two-run double in the first inning of the afternoon game, then added a sacrifice fly in the nightcap. The 27-year-old outfielder is hitting .205 with four runs scored and four RBI over 13 games.
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. went 2-for-3 with a walk and run scored in Toronto's 7-5 loss in Kansas City on Thursday.
The outfielder's quiet start to 2021 has Gurriel Jr. batting .205 with a single RBI.
The Blue Jays activated OF Lourdes Gurriel Jr. from the COVID-19 injured list.
Gurriel was dealing with some vaccine side effects over the weekend, but he's feeling better now. Expect him to be in Monday's lineup against the Yankees.
The Blue Jays have placed infielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. on the COVID-19 list. He was forced out of Friday's game after just two innings due to side effects from receiving the vaccine.
It's unclear how severe Gurriel's symptoms were, but they could have been as simple as a sore arm. Regardless, he'll be placed on the COVID list so Toronto can fill his roster spot while he recovers. Since the list has no minimum stay length, Gurriel can return as soon as he is feeling better.
Blue Jays OF Lourdes Gurriel Jr. was removed from Friday's game against the Angels due to vaccine-related symptoms.
Gurriel was likely just feeling under the weather, so this isn't considered anything serious. We'll see if he's able to return to the lineup on Saturday.