The Toronto Blue Jays are sending lefty Sean Nolin down to AA following his 1 ⅓ inning loss to the Orioles last night, reports Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet. Thad Weber will replace him on the Blue Jays roster.
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Nolin was called up from AA New Hampshire for Friday’s game after the team placed reliever Darren Oliver on the 15-day DL. The 23-year-old lefty didn’t fare well in his major league debut, allowing six runs on seven hits before being pulled in the second inning against the Orioles on Friday night. He will return to AA now and look to continue his domination of that level. In three starts there this year he has a 1.17 ERA and sixteen strikeouts in just over fifteen innings. Nolin was ranked the 19th best prospect in the Blue Jays system by Baseball
Thad Weber, who was acquired on waivers from the Padres on May 19, will replace Nolin on the Blue Jays roster. Weber has a 2.00 ERA in nine innings of relief work with