After the outfielder suffered a concussion during his spring, he has been slowly recovering and the Blue Jays were forced to make a decision on his future with the team this week.Either put him on the 25-man, or designate the hometown boy for assignment. As it has been reported by Shi Davidi, the Jays have done the latter.
The #BlueJays have designated Canadian outfielder Dalton Pompey for assignment, per industry sources: https://t.co/AAbRVkX9i4
— Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) July 23, 2019
Pompey dominated through the minors as a prospect, appearing in the Futures Game and having fans dream of a prime position being locked-up for the future. Due to increased injury and looking just okay during his time in the majors, Pompey has never really figured it out.
His injury delayed the front office from making a decision, since the 26-year-old has run out of options and would need to go through the process to be placed in the minors.
But on Monday, his 20-day rehab assignment was finished and a decision was needed to be made. Now on the waiver wire, another team will be able to take the chance on this young outfielder, instead of the Jays management …
Author: Thomas Williams / Blue Jays Nation