Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Blue Jays Pitcher Aaron Sanchez Has Surgery on Right Index Finger

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Blue Jays Pitcher Aaron Sanchez Has Surgery on Right Index Finger

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Sanchez has surgery on throwing hand

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TORONTO - Blue Jays pitcher Aaron Sanchez had surgery on his right index finger on Tuesday, officially bringing his disappointing season to an end.

The 26-year-old has struggled with blisters and nail-related issues on his throwing hand for most of the year.

Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins expects Sanchez will be ready for spring training but couldn't confirm exactly what the procedure was or if it was successful.

"I don't have a specific update beyond that because it's probably still ongoing," said Atkins, adding that he would have an update on Wednesday.

Sanchez finishes the season with a 4-6 record, with a 4.25 earned-run average and 86 strikeouts over 105 innings pitched. …

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