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 Posted: Mon Apr 17th, 2017 01:04 am
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A nagging blister on Aaron Sanchez's right middle finger has prompted the Toronto Blue Jays to place him on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to Saturday, the team announced Sunday.

The hard-throwing right-hander will become eligible to return to the Blue Jays' roster on April 25.

Sanchez said Sunday that the blister flares up when he uses his curveball and is affecting his mechanics, according to Sportsnet's Arash Madani. The pitcher will see a hand specialist about the ailment.

Sanchez popped the nagging blister in his final spring training outing March 27 and manager John Gibbons said the skin in the area was still tender heading into the season. Though his first start of the new campaign went fine - he allowed just one run in seven innings while striking out six against the Tampa Bay Rays on April 8 - Sanchez was hit hard by the Baltimore Orioles in his latest start. He coughed up five earned runs - including three home runs - in 5 1/3 innings Friday.

In Sanchez's place, the team recalled southpaw Matt Dermody from Triple-A Buffalo.