Aaron Sanchez shut down for season

Ending a short-lived potential return to the bullpen in 2017, the Blue Jays officially shut down starting pitcher Aaron Sanchez for the remainder of the season with blister complications, as the team announced after Sunday’s 8-2 win over the Detroit Tigers.

Unlike the injury that previously spoiled Sanchez’s season, a pulley strain is the culprit this time, per the Blue Jays. While fiddling with different grips in an attempt to avoid a blister, Sanchez created a force opposite to what he is used to.

Sanchez made just eight starts and was plagued with issues on his right middle finger for