B.J. Ryan to the DL

Apr 24, 2009

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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.

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