The Blue Jays have moved Hyun Jin Ryu to the 60-day IL, officially signalling that his season is over after undergoing Tommy John surgery earlier this month. In a corresponding move, the club has added right-hander Shaun Anderson to the 40-man roster and has also called him up to the active roster, optioning Jeremy Beasley back down to AAA.
As I am sure you were all aware after Ryu underwent the surgery, his season was officially put to rest but he was not moved to the 60-day IL until today after ending up on the 15-day IL back on June 2nd. He finishes the year with a 5.67 ERA through six starts and 27.0 innings, allowing 32 hits and 17 earned runs with 16 strikeouts.
Opponents owned a .294 batting average on the southpaw and considering he underwent full UCL repair, his earliest return time is looking to be around late 2023, which means Jays fans may never see Ryu in a Jays jersey again.
The Blue Jays have added Shaun Anderson to take his place on the 40-man roster. He was picked up in the offseason via waivers from the San Diego Padres and he has been in AAA all season. Splitting time between the rotation and bullpen, Anderson owns a 3.91 ERA through 46.0 innings and owns a 7.6 K/9 on the year.
The right-hander has posted a collective 5.75 ERA through three years and 62 outings in the MLB with the Giants, Twins, Orioles, and Padres. He will be slotting into the bullpen as added depth after the relief corps was used heavily this past weekend with Jose Berrios and Yusei Kikuchi not pitching deep into their respective games.
To make room for Anderson on the 26-man roster is reliever Jeremy Beasley. The former Diamondback has struggled to find consistency on the mound this season, giving up two earned runs in three of his six outings while also pitching a scoreless two innings yesterday in Milwaukee.