The Blue Jays have added some depth to their bullpen for the second half of a doubleheader versus the Guardians.
Toronto activated left-hander Ryan Borucki (blister) off the 10-day injured list, and optioned righty Julian Merryweather to Triple A Buffalo.
Merryweather pitched two innings in the first game on Saturday, striking out one batter and allowing no hits in an 8-3 Blue Jays win. Good outings have been hard to come by for Merryweather this season, though, and his 8.53 ERA before Saturday was among the worst in the Jays’ pen.
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Borucki, who last pitched on April 26, pitched a live batting practice in Toronto recently, and was clearly healthy enough to join the 27-man doubleheader roster.
First pitch for Game 2 in Cleveland is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. eastern.