B.J. Ryan to the DL
B.J. Ryan landed on the 15-Day DL because of soreness between and his back. Sliding into the Closer role is Scott Downs. Downs sports a miniscule 0.93 ERA and 0.41 WHIP. He has 14 Ks in 9-2/3 Innings (13 K/9) and has yet to walk a batter. Has has one Save and three Holds on the year. Meanwhile Ryan has struggled with his control (5 Walks in 5-2/3 Innings) and has blown two of his four Save opportunities. His ERA and WHIP are 11.12 and 2.29. Grab Downs while you can. He’s owned in 16.9% of ESPN and 76% of Yahoo leagues.
Also on the DL for the Blue Jays are Pitchers Ricky Romero, Casey Janssen, Jesse Litsch, Dustin McGowan, and Shaun Marcum.