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Nate Pearson picked up the win in Friday's 10-5 victory over the Orioles, allowing one hit and one walk over 1 2/3 scoreless innings of relief. He struck out two.
Pearson came into the game after Taijuan Walker tossed three perfect innings in an abbreviated outing, The rookie will more than likely remain in the bullpen for the playoffs but has a shot of earning a spot in the rotation next year.
The Blue Jays activated RHP Nate Pearson (elbow) off the 10-day injured list.
He's returning as a reliever since the Blue Jays don't have enough time for him to be stretched out as a starter. Pearson has been sidelined due to a flexor strain in his throwing elbow, which was giving him fits before he shut it down briefly. Pearson has an underwhelming 6.61 ERA this year but could be a difference-maker out of the bullpen come October.
Nate Pearson threw 25 pitches in a live bullpen session on Monday. He looked good and was hitting 97-98 mph, per Jays manager Charlie Montoyo.
Pearson has been out since August 18th with a strained right elbow. It sounds as if he's progressing nicely and should make an appearance out of the bullpen soon as the Blue Jays race towards the post-season.
Nate Pearson (elbow) will throw a live batting practice session Tuesday.
Pearson was placed on the 10-day injured list on August 18th due to a strained right elbow. He is scheduled to throw a live BP Tuesday. Pearson is expected to pitch out of the bullpen when he returns from the injured list.
Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo says Nate Pearson (elbow) would return as a reliever this season.
This would if he makes it back at all during the regular season. Pearson just resumed throwing off a mound so he doesn't have time to build up his arm strength for a starter's workload. The rookie won't have any fantasy value in redraft leagues the rest of the way. He's been sidelined for a few weeks with a flexor strain.