Sunday, August 12, 2007
Blue Jays active Burnett, place League placed on DL
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Toronto activated right-hander A.J.
Burnett, who has not pitched since June 28 because of a shoulder
strain, from the disabled list Sunday to start against the Kansas
Burnett was 5-6 with a 4.32 ERA in 15 starts this season. He's
had two stints on the disabled list with shoulder strains.
To make roster space for Burnett, the Blue Jays placed
right-hander Brandon League on the 15-day disabled list with a
pulled oblique. League had not pitched since Aug. 4, giving up two
runs and two hits with a walk in one-third of an inning against the
"It's been nagging him for the last few days," Blue Jays
manager John Gibbons said. "That's why he wasn't pitching."
League had a 6.75 ERA in seven relief appearances. He began the
season on the disabled list with a shoulder injury and was not
activated until July 15.