Injuries

Blue Jays Operation: All 30 of the Blue Jays’ Injuries

The Toronto Blue Jays probably won’t win the pennant this year, but if there was an award for injuries, the Blue Jays would take it home. In a cruel twist of fate, they would probably trip and fall and hurt themselves in the process of accepting this award.

Taylor Cole was the latest Blue Jays player to land on the disabled list and his stint officially marks the 25th disabled list stint for the Blue Jays in 2017. Yes, the club has disabled an entire roster this year. In theory, the Blue Jays could’ve fielded a full team of broken-down players.

If anything, at least the Blue Jays have suffered a variety of injuries this year. Enough of them to make up this entire Operation board of all the various injuries sustained by Blue Jays players this year.



Click to enlarge Operation board – Via Blue Jay Hunter

In total, that’s 25 Toronto Blue Jays who have been injured at some point this season and a total of 30 stints on the disabled list. Add that all up, and those 25 players have missed a total of 993 games this year for the Blue Jays.

In case you’d like to remind yourself just how injury-prone the Blue Jays have been this year, here’s a full list of all the injuries below. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself saying “who’s that?” or “oh, right” as you peruse the list.
 

Toronto Blue Jays Injuries (2017)

PlayerInjuryGames
TOTAL993
AlfordLeft Hamate54
BarnesRight Shoulder10
BolsingerLeft Knee9
CamposRight Groin34
CarreraRight Foot11
CecilianiLeft Shoulder72
CoghlanLeft Wrist46
ColeRight Toe1
DonaldsonRight Calf38
HappLeft Elbow39
Howell (x2)Left Shoulder61
LirianoLeft Shoulder20
MaileRight Knee30
MartinLeft Shoulder12
MonteroRight Groin6
OsunaNeck6
PearceRight Calf Strain27
PompeyConcussion114
Sanchez (x4)Right Middle Finger83
SchultzRight Arm114
SmithRight Shoulder26
SparkmanRight Thumb78
TravisRight Knee55
Tulowitzki (x2)Right Hamstring/Ankle42
ValdezRight Shoulder5
Info via Toronto Blue Jays/MLB Game Notes

Among the more unfortunate injuries was Darrell Ceciliani’s injury immediately after hitting a two-run home run back on May 18th in Atlanta. We learned yesterday that he underwent shoulder surgery.

Ian has been writing about the Toronto Blue Jays since 2007. He enjoyed the tail-end of the Roy Halladay era and vividly remembers the Alex Rodriguez “mine” incident. He’ll also retell the story of Game 5 of the ALDS to his kids for the next 20 years.


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2 Comments

  1. Hi

    August 11, 2017 - 1:45 pm

    Ceciliani hit a 2 run hr not a grand slam

    1. Ian Hunter

      August 11, 2017 - 1:49 pm

      Doh! Not sure why I thought it was a grand slam for some reason.

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