The Blue Jays called up a starter from Triple-A (but it isn’t the one you expected!)

Nick Allgeyer is the newest guy to join the Blue Jays game of pitcher musical chairs.

The team will reportedly call up Allgeyer, the No. 30 ranked prospect in their system according to MLB Pipeline, ahead of Saturday night’s game in Dunedin.
This will require somebody being removed from the 40-man roster but we don’t yet know who that is. I would guess that David Phelps is headed to the 60-day Injured List or Tommy Milone is DFA’d.

The #BlueJays plan to add LHP Nick Allgeyer to the roster prior to tonight’s game, per source. He’ll need to clear Covid intake protocols prior to the game.
Allgeyer, Toronto’s No. 30 prospect, has a 1.50 ERA over two starts in Triple-A this season. https://t.co/Js3UbfKSDY
— Keegan Matheson (@KeeganMatheson) May 15, 2021

We all assumed that Alek Manoah would be the next pitcher called up from Triple-A but Allgeyer started on Tuesday so he’s more fresh to potentially log some innings tonight. This also gives the Blue Jays another lefty option, which is important given the fact Tim Mayza seems gassed and Ryan Borucki is injured.
Allgeyer was drafted by the Blue Jays in the 12th round …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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The Raptors are going to the 2019 NBA Finals! Join the boys of That’s A Rap as they celebrate the amazing turn of events in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Bucks. For the first time ever, the Toronto Raptors have reached the NBA Finals. That’s A Rap is with you fans on this one. This is an exciting time, and it was created from a real nail-biter of a game. On the latest episode, we discuss the Game 6 comeback to secure the series win against the Milwaukee Bucks, as well as the importance of this moment as a Toronto sports fan.
Jay Rosales joins us mid-pod all the way from Ohio to join Jay (Leung) and Dre in celebrating the big win, as well as letting us know how the Cavaliers are spending their vacation. Have a listen!

On the Latest Episode:
The Raptors started off with a slow start, conserving energy against a Bucks team that fought every second as if it was its last. Down 15 in the third quarter, things were looking like old Toronto: Game 7 loomed in a daunting series. Instead, we were quickly reminded of the new Toronto. The squad put the …

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