The expected closer heading into the season was big right hander Sergio Santos but unfortunately a shoulder ailment sidelined him for most of the 2012 campaign. It was learned today that Santos will undergo surgery on the right shoulder and will not return this season.
Santos is expected to be ready for spring training next year.
The Blue Jays also announced that their top prospect catcher Travis d’Arnaud will also miss the remaining of the minor league season due to his knee injury sustained during a minor league game.
d’Arnaud is also expected to be ready for spring training.