Daily Duce: Keeping an eye on Cleveland

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Spring training got off to a less-than-ideal start for the Blue Jays this week with news of prospect Eric Pardinho undergoing Tommy John surgery and Reese McGuire exposing himself in an outlet mall parking lot making headlines. To compound matters, it was also reported that Ryan Borucki, who had virtually his entire 2019 season derailed due to injury, is dealing with more lingering elbow soreness.

#BlueJays shutting down Ryan Borucki after he experienced tightness in his elbow. Charlie Montoyo calls it precautionary. He missed essentially all of last year with elbow issues.
— Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) February 14, 2020

As Shi Davidi said, Borucki has been shut down as a precaution due to elbow soreness, which is the same injury he dealt with in 2019. Last year in spring training, elbow soreness flared up and it wasn’t supposed to be a big issue. Of course, it ended up limiting him to just a couple of starts in the Majors as he had surgery to remove bone spurs in his elbow. This is really, really unfortunate for Borucki, who hasn’t been able to build on his excellent 2018 breakout season due to this lingering issue.
Borucki is adamant that it’ …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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