Sergio Santos News Archive
Santos is not available to close Saturday at Cleveland, according to Blue Jays manager John Gibbons, Barry Davis of Sportsnet reports.
Santos worked a scoreless ninth inning, allowing one hit and two walks with two strikeouts as he picked up the save versus the Indians Friday night.
Santos was awful in the second game of Thursday's doubleheader, failing to retire a batter while issuing three walks and uncorking three wild pitches. He ended up allowing three runs.
Santos tossed a perfect ninth inning, striking out a pair, to garner his fourth save of the season as Toronto downed the Orioles 2-0 Friday night.
Santos walked the only batter he faced, Evan Longoria, before Brett Cecil recorded the final out to earn the save against the Rays on Wednesday night.
Santos gave up one run on two hits and a walk, but was still able to notch the save, along with striking out three Rays batters in the ninth inning Tuesday.
Confirming a previous report, Santos will close games for the Blue Jays during Casey Janssen's (back) stint on the disabled list, John Lott of the National Post reports.
Santos will be a candidate to earn saves in the early part of the season, as Casey Janssen (back) was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday, MLB.com's Gregor Chisholm reports.