Derek Fisher is back from injury and Sean Reid-Foley has been called up

Roster moves!

The Blue Jays have activated Derek Fisher from the 10-day Injured List and they’ve called up Sean Reid-Foley from the Alternate Training Site. In corresponding moves, Sam Gaviglio and Travis Bergen have been optioned.
This is kind of a tough break for Bergen, who pitched quite well in relief on Tuesday in his Blue Jays debut (he picked up five outs, three of which were strikeouts) but such is life for a fringe pitcher with options.
Getting Fisher back will be a much-welcomed addition to the Blue Jays’ lineup. Though it’s a microscopic sample size, Fisher had three hits (a single, double, and triple) in and three walks in 15 trips to the plate this season before he got injured.
An interesting thing to consider is how Charlie Montoyo will operate if Travis Shaw isn’t available for a period of time. With Fisher back, he could feasibly use Fisher, Randal Grichuk and Teoscar Hernandez in the outfield and put Lourdes Gurriel on the left side of the infield. That would obviously be much better than using Brandon Drury or Joe Panik at third.
And then there’s Sean Reid-Foley, who will …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

Toronto Maple Leafs activate D Cody Ceci from IR

The Toronto Maple Leafs have activated defenceman Cody Ceci from the injured reserve, the club announced Friday.

Ceci, 26, has been out of the Leafs lineup since Feb. 5 when he suffered an ankle injury.
“He’s very consistent with how he plays with his competitiveness and his ability to help us on the penalty kill,” Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe said at the time of Ceci’s injury. “Below the dots in our zone, he’s as competitive and strong a guy as we have.”
In 54 games with the Leafs this year, Ceci has scored one goal and seven assists. At 5v5, the defenceman has posted a 50.14 CF%, 50 GF% and an xGF% of 50.43.
Ceci isn’t expected to be in the Leafs lineup Friday against Anaheim.
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Author: Zach Laing / The Leafs Nation

Maple Leafs activate Johnsson, place Muzzin on IR

The Toronto Maple Leafs have activated F Andreas Johnsson from the IR, and placed D Jake Muzzin on the IR.

The @MapleLeafs have activated forward Andreas Johnsson from injured reserve while defenceman Jake Muzzin has been placed on injured reserve. #LeafsForever
— Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) January 12, 2020

Johnsson, who has been out since early December with a leg injury, is a game-time decision for tonight’s
The 25-year-old was injured in a game against the Colorado Avalanche when he blocked a shot.
Johnsson has six goals and 10 assists in his 30 games with the Maple Leafs this season.
Muzzin, meanwhile, suffered a broken foot in late December. The team had initially announced the injury as week-to-week.
The 30-year-old rearguard has three goals and 13 points in 38 games this year.
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Author: Zach Laing / The Leafs Nation