Jose Bautista making strides
TORONTO -- Injured Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista is recovering more quickly than expected from his sore left wrist and could be swinging a bat and hitting off the tee soon.
Manager John Farrell says Bautista is making good strides.
The All-Star outfielder was hurt July 16 at Yankee Stadium and placed on the 15-day disabled list the following day.
Also, Blue Jays right-hander Sergio Santos underwent season-ending surgery on his shoulder. Santos has been out since April 21.
Farrell also said an MRI on right-hander Jason Frasor (forearm), who was placed on the 15-day DL Saturday, showed no signs of a tear.
Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press
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