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AL East Standings

Team W-L L10 STRK
29-10 8-2 W1
24-16 6-4 W1
22-18 5-5 W2
18-22 7-3 W4
16-25 3-7 L1

2022 Pitching

STATS W
Wins
L
Losses
ERA
Earned Run Average
SO
Strikeouts
BB
Base on Balls (Walk)
WHIP
Walks and Hits Allowed Per Inning
Regular Season 1 2 2.70 20 5 1.08

Top Jordan Romano News

  • Blue Jays' Jordan Romano: Perfect again Saturday

    Romano earned save No. 14 with a perfect ninth inning against the Reds on Saturday. He struck out the side.

    For the second consecutive day, Romano was perfect in nailing down the win for Toronto. He's shown no ill effects from the gastrointestinal infection he battled recently. Romano is now 14-for-16 in save chances this season.

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  • Blue Jays' Jordan Romano: Likely available Friday

    Romano (illness) will likely be available for Friday's game against the Reds, Scott Mitchell of TSN.ca reports.

    The right-hander has been dealing with a gastrointestinal infection since Monday, but the issue was treated with antibiotics this week and he's expected to be ready for Friday's series opener against the Reds. Assuming Romano is at full strength, Adam Cimber would revert to a setup role after serving as the interim closer.

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  • Blue Jays' Jordan Romano: Notches 13th save

    Romano worked a perfect ninth inning Friday to record his 13th save of the season in Friday's 2-1 win over the Reds.

    Seeing his first action since May 14 after overcoming a gastrointestinal infection, Romano needed only 10 pitches (seven strikes) to set down Cincy's 6-7-8 hitters. It's the first time in almost a month the right-hander didn't strike out a batter in an appearance, but his fastball topped out at 97.1 mph and he should regain his dominance once he puts the illness fully behind him. On the season, Romano sports a 2.87 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 17:5 K:BB through 15.2 innings.

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  • Blue Jays' Jordan Romano: Expected to avoid IL

    Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins said Romano (illness) is recovering from a gastrointestinal infection but isn't expected to require a stint on the 15-day injured list, Hazel Mae of Sportsnet reports.

    Romano hasn't appeared out of the bullpen since Saturday on account of the illness, which he's been treating with antibiotics. Though the Blue Jays are labeling Romano as day-to-day and believe he'll avoid the IL, the 28-year-old doesn't sound like he'll be available for Wednesday's series finale with the Mariners. Adam Cimber has secured saves on back-to-back days while Romano was on the mend, but the Blue Jays could go in a different direction if a save situation arises Wednesday.

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  • Blue Jays' Jordan Romano: Deemed day-to-day

    Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo said Tuesday that Romano remains day-to-day with a non-COVID-19-related illness, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports.

    Per Scott Mitchell of TSN.ca, Romano was spotted receiving an IV and additional fluids at the Toronto clubhouse earlier Tuesday, so the Blue Jays will presumably look to stay away from him in the second game of their series with the Mariners while he works to regain strength. Romano has recorded 12 of the Blue Jays' 14 saves on the season, with Adam Cimber gathering the other two.

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  • Blue Jays' Jordan Romano: Dealing with illness

    Romano was unavailable to pitch in Monday's game against the Mariners due to a non-COVID-related illness, Mike Wilner of the Toronto Star reports.

    Romano will be considered day-to-day moving forward and was spotted pacing the bullpen during Monday's matchup. "He's not gonna stay in the clubhouse, he's a gamer," said manager Charlie Montoyo. "And it's not COVID, so he's not contagious." The team will likely re-evaluate the closer Tuesday morning before determining his availability for the second game of the series.

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  • Blue Jays' Jordan Romano: Unavailable Monday

    Romano will not be available to pitch in Monday's game against Seattle and is currently being evaluated by the team's medical staff, Hazel Mae of Sportsnet reports.

    The location and nature of Romano's injury remain a mystery at this point, and the Blue Jays will excercise caution by holding him out of the series opener. He'll be considered day-to-day until more information becomes available. Adam Cimber could serve as the team's closer if the situation presents itself Monday evening, as he's seen three save chances so far this season.

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  • Blue Jays' Jordan Romano: Blows second save Tuesday

    Romano (1-2) blew the save and took the loss Tuesday as the Blue Jays were downed 6-5 by the Yankees, giving up three runs on one hit and two walks in one-third of an inning with the out coming via strikeout.

    Called upon to protect a 5-3 lead in the bottom of the ninth, Romano fanned Isiah Kiner-Falefa before issuing walks to Jose Trevino and DJ LeMahieu, setting the stage for the first walkoff homer of Aaron Judge's career. It's the first time Romano has walked multiple batters this season, and he sports a 3.29 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 16:5 K:BB through 13.2 innings while going 12-for-14 on save chances.

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  • Blue Jays' Jordan Romano: Snatches 12th save

    Romano pitched a scoreless ninth inning on his way to a save in Wednesday's 2-1 win over the Yankees. He allowed two hits and walked one while also registering a strikeout.

    Romano had to work his way out of danger in this one, loading the bases in the ninth inning before getting Isiah Kiner-Falefa to ground out to end the contest. The 29-year-old has a league-high 12 saves on the season and now has a 1.35 ERA and 1.05 WHIP with 15 punchouts over 13.1 innings. With only one blown save in 13 attempts, he appears to be one of the best closer options for 2022 moving forward.

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  • Blue Jays' Jordan Romano: Earns 11th save

    Romano allowed a hit and no walks while striking out one in a scoreless ninth inning to earn the save in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Astros.

    Romano gave up a one-out double to Kyle Tucker on Sunday, marking the first extra-base hit he's allowed in his last four outings. However, the right-hander preserved the one-run lead to earn his league-best 11th save. Romano has converted all but one of his save chances this year and has a 1.46 ERA and 0.89 WHIP in 12.1 innings over 13 appearances in 2022.

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  • Blue Jays' Jordan Romano: Ties league lead in saves

    Romano tossed a scoreless ninth inning and picked up his 10th save of the season in Saturday's victory over the Astros.

    Romano needed just nine pitches -- all strikes -- to retire the Astros in order and tie Milwaukee's Josh Hader for the league lead in saves. Romano has now tossed 11.1 innings this season and has allowed just eight hits and two walks to date.

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  • Blue Jays' Jordan Romano: Logs ninth save

    Romano recorded the save Thursday, allowing one hit while striking out one over a scoreless inning in a 1-0 win over the Red Sox.

    Thursday's performance was a nice bounceback for Romano, who recorded his first blown save of the season earlier in the week. Currently his nine saves have him ranked second in the league, trailing only Milwaukee closer Josh Hader's 10.

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  • Blue Jays' Jordan Romano: Blows first save

    Romano (0-1) allowed two runs (one earned) in Sunday's loss to Houston. He struck out one batter and was charged with a loss and the blown save.

    Dating back to last season, Romano had converted 31 consecutive save chances before he coughed up a walkoff homer to Jeremy Pena on Sunday. Despite the poor outing, the 29-year-old has registered a 2.16 ERA with a 10:2 K:BB over 8.1 innings. He's still locked into Toronto's closer role barring an extended slump.

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  • Blue Jays' Jordan Romano: Racks up eighth save

    Romano gave up two hits and struck out three in a scoreless ninth inning Friday to record his league-leading eighth save of the season in a 4-3 win over the Astros.

    A leadoff single by Yuli Gurriel put some pressure on Romano, but the Toronto closer answered the challenge. His saves streak now stands at 31, with his last blown opportunity coming more than a year ago, and Romano's 1.13 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 9:2 K:BB through eight innings to begin 2022 are elite.

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  • Blue Jays' Jordan Romano: Earns save despite shaky outing

    Romano earned the save after allowing one run on one hit during the ninth inning of Thursday's 3-2 win over the Red Sox. He walked one and didn't record a strikeout.

    Romano came on in the ninth inning in relief of starter Kevin Gausman, who allowed a leadoff single to Trevor Story. Romano proceeded to walk the first batter he faced and allowed an RBI double to the subsequent hitter Xander Bogaerts. However, the closer was able to lock down his seventh straight save to start the season after getting three consecutive groundouts to end the game.

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  • Blue Jays' Jordan Romano: Dominant stretch continues

    Romano walked one batter in a scoreless ninth inning and earned a save over Oakland on Sunday.

    Romano walked Kevin Smith with two outs but managed to lock down the 4-3 win for Toronto with no issue. The 28-year-old righty is already 6-for-6 in save chance with a 6:1 K:BB this season. He's yet to allow a run, and he's notched a save in each of Toronto's wins so far this season.

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  • Blue Jays' Jordan Romano: Racks up fifth save

    Romano struck out two in a perfect ninth inning Friday to record his fifth save of the season in a 4-1 win over the A's.

    The right-hander has an early lead in saves across MLB, as he's seen a save opportunity in all five of his appearances so far and has yet to stumble. Romano's 0.00 ERA, 0.60 WHIP and 6:0 K:BB through five innings are excellent, and the 28-year-old could be ready to ascend to the ranks of elite closers in 2022.

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  • Blue Jays' Jordan Romano: Notches another save

    Romano gave up one hit and struck out one in a scoreless ninth inning Wednesday to collect his fourth save of the season in a 6-4 win over the Yankees.

    Romano has now saved all four of Toronto's wins so far and appears set to join the ranks of elite closers after posting a 2.14 ERA with 23 holds last year. The 28-year-old has yet to walk a batter through four innings of work and has racked up four strikeouts.

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  • Blue Jays' Jordan Romano: Nails down third save

    Romano gave up two hits and struck out one in a scoreless ninth inning Monday to collect his third save of the season in a 3-0 win over the Yankees.

    That's three wins for the Blue Jays and three saves for Romano, as the right-hander looks set to join the ranks of elite closers this season. Monday's two hits were the first baserunners he's allowed in his three innings so far to go along with a 0.00 ERA and 3:0 K:BB.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 200 lbs
Birthplace: Markham, ON
Age: 29
Experience: 2
Bats/Throws: R, R