Pompey (concussion) was moved the 60-day injured list Tuesday. Pompey's concussion is evidently serious enough that he won't be able to return until late May. The transaction clears room on the 40-man roster for the newly-acquired Socrates Brito.
The Blue Jays placed Pompey (concussion) on the 7-day injured list Monday. Pompey is eligible to come off the IL early next week, but his history of head injuries makes it unlikely that he'll be ready to return in the minimum amount of time. Once Pompey is free of symptoms, he'll likely require a minor-league rehab assignment before the Blue Jays are comfortable activating him.
Pompey was diagnosed with a concussion Friday, Mike Wilner of Sportsnet 590 The Fan reports. Pompey suffered the injury when he hit his head on some bats in his locker Thursday. It's difficult to guess how long a concussion will keep any player out, but Pompey has had concussions in his past, so the Blue Jays are likely to take a careful approach.
Pompey was scratched from Thursday's lineup against the Phillies due to an apparent head injury, Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reports. Pompey is being evaluated after bumping his head on some bats that were sitting on top of his locker. The outfielder has a history of concussion problems, so the Blue Jays figure to proceed cautiously with him.
Pompey went 2-for-4 with two doubles, three RBI and a run scored Wednesday against the Phillies. Operating as the leadoff man, Pompey led the charge for the Blue Jays, plating a team-high three runs while collecting his first two doubles of the spring. The 26-year-old, who is vying for a spot on the Opening Day roster as a reserve outfielder, is now 6-for-19 (.316) with a homer and a stolen base through six Grapefruit League games.