It’s been a bad start to the Blue Jays season. They’re 1-8 and most of those losses have come in very close games, making it all the more aggravating. Now they’re about to lose their best player.
Donaldson first hurt the calf over the weekend. He did it on a close play at first base which caused him to limp off the field. He shook that off and has played in the past three games, but he tweaked it again last night.
Bum legs can be far more annoying than one-run losses, and if Donaldson is hobbled for an extended period, it’s going to sap him. The Jays need to turn things around quickly, but it’s a long season and to be competitive, they’ll need him to be healthy. Good move to DL him, even if he could play through it.