Lakeland’s Hutchinson heads to DL

By on June 16, 2012

(courtesy of the Toronto Blue Jays)

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have placed RHP DREW HUTCHISON on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow UCL sprain. RHP ROBERT COELLO has been recalled from Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

HUTCHISON, 21, posted a 5-3 record with a 4.60 ERA in 11 starts in his rookie season. The 6-2, 195 pound right-hander picked up the win in his Major League debut on April 21 in KC and had won four of his last six coming into yesterday’s start. The Lakeland, Florida native is in his 3rd professional season after being selected in the 15th round of the 2009 draft.

COELLO, 27, is returning to the club for a second time this season, having been on the roster from June 1-7 previously. The 6-4, 215 pound right-hander made one appearance for the club on June 1 vs. Boston, holding the Red Sox scoreless in two innings of work (2.0IP, 3H, 3K). The Bayonne, New Jersey native has appeared in 19 games (three starts), posting a 4-1 record with a 3.00 ERA for Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League (AAA) thus far in 2012.

Yesterday:

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have placed RHP KYLE DRABEK on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 14 with a right elbow UCL sprain. LHP BRETT CECIL has been recalled from Las Vegas today and will make his season debut on Sunday June 17 vs. Philadelphia.           DRABEK, 24, posted a 4-7 record with a 4.67 ERA in 13 starts this season, while holding opponents to a .250 average. The 6-1, 228 pound right-hander is in his third season with the Blue Jays after being acquired in December of 2009. In 34 career games (30 starts), the Victoria, Texas native has recorded an 8-15 record with a 5.34 ERA.           CECIL, 25, began the season with New Hampshire (AA), posting a 3-2 record with a 3.38 ERA in nine starts. The 6-1, 215 pound left-hander experience groin tightness in his third start on April 19th, returning on May 9th to the Fisher Cats rotation where he would make six more starts. The Dunkirk, Maryland native made his last start in Las Vegas (AAA) on June 12 picking up the win after allowing three runs in 6.2 innings. In 66 career games (65 starts), Cecil has recorded a 26-22 mark with a 4.64 ERA over three seasons with the Blue Jays.

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