• by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Neil Wagner lands minor league deal with Rays

    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.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Blue Jays designated Neil Wagner for assignment

    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.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Neil Wagner set for Tommy John surgery

    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.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Neil Wagner could need Tommy John surgery

    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.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Neil Wagner to throw bullpen session 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.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Neil Wagner resumes throwing program

    Blue Jays reliever Neil Wagner's three weeks of rest came to an end Wednesday, as he began throwing for the first time since early June. Wagner took three weeks of recommended rest to allow his injured forearm to heal, but SportsNet.ca reports he has begun his throwing program. At this point, there remains no timetable for his return to game action, however.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Rest recommended for Neil Wagner

    Blue Jays pitcher Neil Wagner will rest his forearm injury, according to Sportsnet. Wagner visited with Dr. James Andrews to determine the extent of his injury. It was decided Wagner will rest for three weeks before starting a throwing program. He appeared in 10 games in the majors, but was sent down in late-May.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Blue Jays reinstate Dioner Navarro, send down Neil Wagner

    Blue Jays starting catcher Dioner Navarro was reinstated from the bereavement list prior to Saturday's game against the Rangers. In a corresponding move, the Blue Jays optioned reliever Neil Wagner down to Triple-A Buffalo.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Blue Jays make moves Wednesday

    The Blue Jays have promoted catcher Erik Kratz and right-hander Neil Wagner from Triple-A Buffalo and demoted righty Chad Jenkins. Kratz made a quick turnaround after being sent down Monday.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Neil Wagner expected to be pitching by end of week

    Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos said the forearm strain reliever Neil Wagner suffered is not considered serious, per MLB.com. Wagner should be ready to pitch for Triple-A Buffalo by the end of the week.