BLUE JAYS VILLANUEVA RETURNS FROM DISABLED LIST

By on August 31, 2011

Villanueva here, in his rehab start for Dunedin this weekend was called up today. He may pitch as early as Friday. (photo by Eddie Michels)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      TORONTO, ONTARIO  courtsey of the Toronto Blue Jays

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have activated RHP CARLOS VILLANUEVA from the 15-day disabled list and have designated LHP BRIAN TALLET for assignment. VILLANUEVA, 27, was placed on the disabled list on August 4 with a right forearm strain. The 6-2, 225 lb. right-handed pitcher has appeared in 26 games, 13 starts for the Blue Jays this summer posting a 6-3 record with a 4.24 ERA. This is his first season with the Blue Jays after being acquired from the Milwaukee Brewers on December 3, 2010 for cash considerations.

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