Right-hander Neil Wagner has signed a two-year minor league deal with the Rays, a source has told Sportsnet. Wagner has not pitched in a major league game since an early-season stint with Toronto, which followed Tommy John surgery. He gave up six runs in 1 1/3 innings to Cleveland on May 14, leading to his release.
The Blue Jays designated pitcher Neil Wagner for assignment Monday, Sportsnet reports. Wagner underwent Tommy John surgery in August. The move frees up a 40-man roster spot for the team.
Blue Jays pitcher Neil Wagner will indeed undergo Tommy John surgery, the team announced Tuesday. Wagner will undergo the procedure Aug. 19, as a result of an injury suffered during his first rehab start on his way back from a forearm injury. Wagner was expected to visit Dr. James Andrews next week for a diagnosis, but the decision to undergo surgery has already been made.
Blue Jays pitcher Neil Wagner suffered an elbow injury during a rehab outing last week and is now set to visit Dr. James Andrews, SportsNet.CA reports Tuesday. Wagner, who has been working his way back from forearm soreness that sidelined him in June, tossed just three pitches for the team's Gulf Coast League affiliate before leaving with elbow pain. The injury could require ligament replacement surgery, a diagnosis which will likely be confirmed when he sees Dr. Andrews next week.
Blue Jays reliever Neil Wagner will throw his first bullpen session next week as he works his way back from a forearm injury, reports USA Today. Wagner posted an 8.10 ERA in 10 appearances this year before getting sent down in May.