Borucki, Bichette closing in on return from injury

One of the rare exciting players during the 2018 season and the Blue Jays’ current top prospect that has not seen the major leagues, are currently closing in on a return from their injuries suffered earlier this season.
Right-handed starter Ryan Borucki suffered an elbow injury during spring training and has not seen any game action since then.

Ryan Borucki “probably a month away” from joining #BlueJays’ rotation per Ross Atkins
— Ben Nicholson-Smith (@bnicholsonsmith) June 5, 2019

Since moving to the 60-day IL, it was assumed that Borucki would not return to Toronto until early-July at the earliest. When he first suffered the injury, it was announced that he would be only missing his first start of the season, but the timeline has stretched beyond that.
Borucki will throw his third bullpen session this weekend, hopefully on his way back to joining a middling rotation.
Since the arrival of Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette has been the prospect to focus on. He dominated spring training with a 1.260 OPS in his 39 at-bats — building the hype and causing fans to wonder when he will be in Toronto.
During a game with the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons in the early season, Bichette suffered a broken hand and …

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Author: Thomas Williams / Blue Jays Nation

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