Axford (elbow) has advanced his throwing progression and is throwing from 90 feet without issues, Mike Wilner of Sportsnet 590 The Fan reports. Axford hasn't pitched all season due to a stress reaction in his elbow. He's progressing toward a return to action, though it's not clear when the Blue Jays expect him to begin a rehab assignment.
Axford (elbow) re-signed with the Blue Jays on a minor-league deal Monday, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports. Reports suggested that such a move was coming soon after Axford was released Saturday, and the veteran will indeed be able to return to his hometown team. The release and re-signing allowed the Blue Jays to avoid paying the reliever a retention bonus, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports, but Axford was evidently happy enough to stay home despite that treatment. He's currently rehabbing from a stress reaction in his elbow and does not have a clear return date.
Axford (elbow) is expected to re-sign with the Blue Jays, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports. Axford was released by the Blue Jays earlier in the week after being diagnosed with a stress reaction in his elbow. It's unclear how long the veteran will be sidelined; he'll continue to rehab with his hometown team until he's ready for game action.
Axford (elbow) was released by the Blue Jays on Saturday, Hazel Mae of Sportsnet reports. It's been a rough few days for Axford, who was diagnosed with a stress reaction in his elbow Thursday and now released just two days later. The injury could make it difficult for him to secure his next contract.
Axford has a stress reaction in the olecranon of his right elbow, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports. Axford has been with the Blue Jays as a non-roster invitee, but he'll have to wait for his chance to crack the big-league roster. His exact timeline is unclear, but he's expected to open the year on the injured list.
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