Jays activate Lind

(REUTERS/Alex Gallardo)

(REUTERS/Alex Gallardo)

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Baltimore, MD – The Toronto Blue Jays activated first baseman Adam Lind off the 15-day disabled list Saturday.

He was placed on the DL on May 16, retroactive to May 8, due to a lower back injury. He completed a rehab assignment with Single-A Dunedin and was 6-for-10 with three doubles and four RBI in three games.

Lind was hitting .313 with seven home runs and 27 RBI in 32 games prior to the injury.

To make room for him on the roster, the team optioned outfielder Eric Thames to Triple-A Las Vegas. He had 12 hits in 42 at-bats over 13 games with the Blue Jays with four RBI and seven runs scored.


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