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Blue Jays' George Springer to begin rehab assignment

Field Level Media
15 Jun 2021, 08:19 GMT+10

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder George Springer will start a rehab assignment Tuesday with Triple-A Buffalo, manager Charlie Montoyo announced Monday.

Springer, who signed a six-year, $150 million deal in the offseason, has appeared in just four games this season and has been on the injured list twice. He has not played since aggravating a right quad injury on May 2.

Montoyo did not say how long Springer will be in Triple-A, but said he will begin by playing five innings in the field in the Bisons' game Tuesday at Rochester.

Springer, 31, is hitting .200 (3-for-15) with two home runs and three RBIs this season.

The three-time All-Star batted .270/.361/.491 with 174 homers and 458 RBIs in 795 games with the Houston Astros from 2014-20.

--Field Level Media

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