(TORONTO) The Toronto Blue Jays placed outfielder George Springer on the paternity leave list on Saturday and recalled Nathan Lukes from their AAA-level farm club.
Lukes has appeared in 23 games with the Blue Jays this season. He hit three hits and scored one run on 19 at bats.
With the Buffalo Bisons, at the AAA level, Lukes, 28, has batted .338 this season.
The Blue Jays (49-40) play the second of a three-game Detroit series Saturday afternoon against the Tigers. The Toronto squad will be looking for a fifth straight win.