Jose Bautista out of Blue Jays' starting lineup

Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays. (MARK BLINCH/Reuters)

Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays. (MARK BLINCH/Reuters)

BILL LANKHOF, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 8:41 PM ET

The good news for the Toronto Blue Jays Monday is that Brett Lawrie is just days away from rejoining the team.

The bad news -- and you just knew there had to be some -- was that Jose Bautista was absent from the starting lineup.


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