Upton released as Blue Jays set their opening day roster

A season of good health will be crucial for the Blue Jays who will need their stronger players in the lineup for a chance at a third straight playoff berth including from top left Starting pitcher Aaron Sanchez outfielder Jose Bautista designated hit

Meanwhile, infielder Ryan Goins and righties Ryan Tepera and Dominic Leone have earned roster spots.

The Blue Jays were looking to trade Upton after reports said he would not make the Opening Day roster. The Jays will send Marco Estrada to the mound to open up the season, and right-hander Kevin Gausman will oppose him. The Padres are responsible for all but $1 million of his $16.45 million salary. San Diego ate all but $5MM of the remaining $22MM left on Upton's contract when it traded him.

Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson hits a single against the Texas Rangers in the 5th inning during game three of the 2016 ALDS playoff baseball series at Rogers Centre. Aaron Sanchez was the AL leader in ERA last season, but the tea would like to limit his innings as much as possible. He amassed 189 1/3 innings with the Diamondbacks and Dodgers from 2014-16, nearly exclusively from the rotation (37 appearances, 36 starts), and posted a 4.61 ERA, 8.13 K/9, 3.38 BB/9 and a 50 percent ground-ball rate.

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Osuna's DL stint was made retroactive to March 30 with his injury listed as a cervical spasm. The star reliever's loss, even if it's brief, should be a notable one for a Toronto club that's lacking in high-end bullpen weapons.

As Wilner notes, Osuna, who is now out with a cervical spasm retroactive to March 30, is eligible to return following the road trip on April 9, meanwhile, Steve Buffery of the Toronto Sun mentions that he tried to get word from Osuna following Saturday's contest, however, he declined the request to talk as the reason then was unknown, however, manager John Gibbons said he was feeling fine.

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