Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Blue Jays Say Closer Roberto Osuna Ready but Devon Travis out for Game 2 of ALDS

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Blue Jays Say Closer Roberto Osuna Ready but Devon Travis out for Game 2 of ALDS

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Osuna ready, Travis out for Game 2 of ALDS

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ARLINGTON, Texas - Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna is available if needed Friday for Game 2 of the American League Division Series.

The 21-year-old right-hander has been in question since leaving the 10th inning of Toronto's 5-2 win over Baltimore on Tuesday in the AL wild-card game. Osuna complained of a slight "stretch" in his shoulder.

"He should be OK," manager John Gibbons said Friday morning. "We weren't going to use him (Thursday). He should be good today."

Thanks to starter Marco Estrada, Toronto didn't need much of a bullpen Thursday. The right-hander was near flawless in 8 1/3 innings as Toronto thumped Texas 10-1.

With a travel day Saturday, the Jays would ideally like to give Osuna another day to rest the shoulder. …

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