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Danny Jansen, Toronto Catcher, Sustains Finger Fracture in 13-9 Triumph Over Colorado Rockies

by Lucas Garcia
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Injury

Toronto Blue Jays’ catcher Danny Jansen sustained a fracture to his right middle finger during the team’s 13-9 win against the Colorado Rockies on Friday evening, as confirmed by manager John Schneider through initial X-ray results.

The injury occurred when Jansen was hit by a foul ball on his right hand while Nolan Jones was at the plate in the lower half of the sixth inning. Alejandro Kirk stepped in as a pinch hitter for Jansen in the following seventh inning.

Schneider characterized the injury as unusual, noting that a spate of similar injuries has been affecting the team recently. Earlier this week, Blue Jays shortstop Bo Bichette and third baseman Matt Chapman were placed on the injured list.

Schneider mentioned further, “As for Jansen’s condition, we will have a better understanding tomorrow. The X-rays we have are preliminary, and more comprehensive evaluations will be conducted later tonight and into the next day.”

Before his injury, Jansen had showcased his skills by hitting a home run earlier in the match. For the current season, he holds a batting average of .228, with a tally of 17 home runs and 53 RBIs.

Tyler Heineman, a catcher from the Triple-A Buffalo team, is expected to fill Jansen’s role during his absence.


Source: AP MLB: https://bigbignews.net/MLB

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Injury

What happened to Danny Jansen during the game against the Colorado Rockies?

During the game against the Colorado Rockies, Toronto Blue Jays’ catcher Danny Jansen sustained a fracture to his right middle finger when he was hit by a foul ball on his right hand.

What was the final score of the game?

The final score of the game was 13-9 in favor of the Toronto Blue Jays.

Who confirmed Danny Jansen’s injury?

Manager John Schneider confirmed Danny Jansen’s injury through the initial X-ray results.

Did Danny Jansen continue playing after the injury?

No, Danny Jansen was replaced by Alejandro Kirk as a pinch hitter in the seventh inning after sustaining the injury.

What is Danny Jansen’s performance this season before the injury?

Before his injury, Danny Jansen had a batting average of .228, with 17 home runs and 53 RBIs for the current season.

Who is likely to replace Danny Jansen during his absence?

Triple-A Buffalo catcher Tyler Heineman is expected to fill in for Danny Jansen while he is unavailable due to the injury.

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MLBInsider411 September 2, 2023 - 10:11 pm

jansen’s stats b4 injury impressive. hope he comes back strong. kirk fillin in, let’s c how he does.

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