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 Posted: Sat Apr 15th, 2017 12:49 am
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The Toronto Blue Jays' miserable start to the 2017 campaign continued Friday, as third baseman Josh Donaldson has been placed on the 10-day disabled list, Sportsnet's Arash Madani reports.

The news comes one night after Donaldson aggravated a stubborn calf injury in his club's 2-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles.

Donaldson left Thursday night's game following a double that drove in the Blue Jays' only run. With the Blue Jays sitting at a woeful 1-8, they've already landed in the American League East cellar, 5.5 games out of first place with the worst record in baseball. No other team has won only one game.

And Donaldson had been the team's best hitter, slashing .310/.429/.586 in nine games with two home runs. While the two long balls may not appear to be lofty, the entire rest of the team has managed only two more.

The team recalled Chris Coghlan to take his place on the roster, who could see time at third base. The utility bat hit .217 in seven Triple-A games after being signed to a minor-league contract on April 1.

The Blue Jays continue a four-game series against the visiting Orioles Friday night without Donaldson in the lineup as the team aims to finally win its second game of the season.