Blue Jays recall Lukes, option Luplow to triple-A

TORONTO – The Toronto Blue Jays recalled outfielder Nathan Lukes and optioned outfielder Jordan Luplow to triple-A affiliate Buffalo on Monday.

Lukes will be active for Monday night’s game against the Houston Astros.

The 28-year-old from Portland, Ore., has made three Major League appearances in his career, all with the Blue Jays this season, but has yet to take an at-bat.

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He has one home run and a .333 batting average with Buffalo this season.

Luplow, a 29-year-old from Visalia, Calif., failed to produce a hit in seven plate appearances over four games with the Blue Jays this season.

Toronto (10-6) have won five of their last seven games entering a three-game series in Houston (7-9).

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 17, 2023.

&© 2023 The Canadian Press

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