TORONTO – Catcher Alejandro Kirk has returned from the Toronto Blue Jays 10-day injured list.
Kirk had been out with a left hand laceration after being hit by a pitch.
The all-star catcher will be active for tonight’s game against the visiting San Francisco Giants.
Catcher Tyler Heineman was optioned to the Blue Jays’ triple-A affiliate in Buffalo, N.Y., in a corresponding move.
Kirk is hitting .253 this season with three home runs and 21 runs batted in.
Heineman is hitting .240 with one stolen base for Toronto in various call-up appearances this season.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 29, 2023.