Ramon Ortiz SP TOR May 22 '79

Ramon Ortiz (elbow) has resumed a throwing program.

Ortiz suffered a partial tear of his elbow ligament in June, but managed to avoid Tommy John surgery. The Blue Jays have already ruled him out for the remainder of the season, but he has a chance to pitch again in 2014.

Ramon Ortiz SP TOR Apr 06 '79

Blue Jays transferred RHP Ramon Ortiz from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move was made in order to clear room on the 40-man roster for the return of Jose Reyes. Ortiz remains out indefinitely with inflammation in his pitching elbow.

Ramon Ortiz SP TOR Mar 15 '79

An MRI on Ramon Ortiz's right elbow did not reveal a tear.

It's a surprise, given Ortiz's reaction after suffering the injury Sunday. He'll be re-evaluated after the swelling subsides, but it sounds like his career isn't over just yet.

Ramon Ortiz SP TOR Mar 15 '79

Blue Jays placed RHP Ramon Ortiz on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 3, with a right elbow injury.

Ortiz injured his elbow during Sunday's game and was scheduled to undergo an MRI on Monday. He turned 40 years old in May, so if it's a serious injury, there's a real chance that his career will be over.

Ramon Ortiz SP TOR Mar 14 '79

Ramon Ortiz will undergo an MRI on his right elbow Monday.

Ortiz left Sunday's game with what could be a potentially career-threatening injury. The 40-year-old right-hander was making his fourth spot start of the year after being DFA'd earlier in the week. His future with the Blue Jays is uncertain.

Ramon Ortiz SP TOR Mar 14 '79

Ramon Ortiz left Sunday's game against the Padres with an apparent elbow injury.

The full extent of the injury isn't yet known, but this has the potential to be a serious setback. Ortiz allowed four runs on five hits over two innings before exiting. The Blue Jays should provide an update on his status after the game.

Ramon Ortiz SP TOR Mar 12 '79

Blue Jays purchased the contract of RHP Ramon Ortiz.

Ortiz was designated for assignment earlier this week, but is needed now that is Brandon Morrow (forearm) is on the disabled list. The 40-year-old left-hander has a 5.01 ERA and 1.67 WHIP in 24 innings with the Blue Jays.

Ramon Ortiz SP TOR Mar 11 '79

Blue Jays sent RHP Ramon Ortiz outright to Triple-A Buffalo.

Ortiz was designated for assignment earlier this week after he posted an ugly 5.01 ERA and 1.67 WHIP in 23 1/3 innings with the Blue Jays. There were no takers on waivers, so the veteran right-hander will remain with the organization.

Ramon Ortiz SP TOR Mar 08 '79

Blue Jays designated RHP Ramon Ortiz for assignment.

Ortiz posted a 5.01 ERA and 1.67 WHIP in 23 1/3 innings with Toronto. The veteran right-hander is likely to pass through waivers and will then have the opportunity to accept an assignment to the Triple-A level.

Ramon Ortiz SP TOR Feb 24 '79

Ramon Ortiz allowed one run over seven innings as the Blue Jays beat the Giants on Wednesday.

Ortiz scattered six hits and a walk in his seven innings, striking out just one. The right-hander has turned in two straight good outings, but there's not a lot of reason to think his good luck will continue -- and even if it does, he offers little for fantasy owners. He'll start next against the Rays next week.