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3 weeks ago

Tulowitzki was reinstated from the 60-day DL on Friday, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.

EDGE Analysis

Tulowitzki has been on the shelf since late July while recovering from ligament damage to his right ankle, but should be able to have a full recovery by the time spring training rolls around. During 66 games with Toronto this season, he slashed .249/.300/.378 with seven home runs and 26 RBI.

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2 months ago

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons told MLB Network Radio that the organization is committed to Tulowitzki as its 2018 starting shortstop.

EDGE Analysis

He's sort of forced to say that, considering Tulowitzki's contract runs through 2020, with a team buyout in 2021 that would cost them $4 million. The once elite shortstop again dealt with health issues this year, though his ankle injury isn't initially expected to be an issue for spring training 2018. Either way, there's plenty of skepticism over whether the 32-year-old can be an effective piece in shallow fantasy leagues, especially since middle-infield offense has enjoyed a boom period in the last few years. Of course, he'll probably be cheaper than ever next draft season, which may justify gambling that he can again display the big production potential he owns from past years. That clearance price point also reduces the statistical burden he'll have to yield to pay off.

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3 months ago

Blue Jays manager said Wednesday that while Tulowitzki isn't expected to return from the 60-day disabled list this season, the shortstop shouldn't be hampered by his ankle injury heading into spring training, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.

EDGE Analysis

Tulowitzki was diagnosed with ligament damage to his right ankle shortly after hitting the DL on July 29, and it remains undetermined whether or not he'll need to undergo surgery to address the matter. Even if Tulowitzki decides to treat the injury with the rest-and-rehab method, it doesn't sound like he'll be at risk of any lingering issues during the 2018 campaign. While that news should brighten Tulowitzki's outlook a bit for next season, he's endured a litany of lower-body injuries throughout his career, so he should still be viewed as a significant health risk even if the ankle doesn't present any problems for him.

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3 months ago

Tulowitzki (ankle) was transferred to the 60-day disabled list Wednesday, Mike Wilner of Sportsnet 590 The Fan reports.

EDGE Analysis

Tulowitzki is on the mend from significant ligament damage in his ankle and remains a candidate for surgery, so this move all but confirms he won't take the field again in 2017. It brings an end to what has been a frustrating season for the 32-year-old, with a career-worst .249/.300/.378 slash line over just 66 games, shortened by multiple stints on the DL. Tulowitzki now faces a long offseason of recovery from his latest ailment, with hopes of coming back healthy for spring training 2018.

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4 months ago

Tulowitzki (ankle) seems to be a long-shot to return to action this season, Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Chisholm added that manager John Gibbons wouldn't rule the shortstop out for certain, although given recent developments and Tulo's vast injury history, the club may simply opt to take the loss in this instance and get him ready for 2018. Tulowitzki is currently in a cast, but his status should clear up once he's allowed to shed it.

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4 months ago

Tulowitzki (ankle), who was placed on the 10-day disabled list Saturday, underwent an MRI, which revealed that he sustained ligament damage, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.

EDGE Analysis

Tulowitzki is scheduled to receive further evaluation from a foot/ankle specialist in the coming days, but if the diagnosis is confirmed, the shortstop could require surgery, which would likely spell an end to his season. Those who have owned Tulowitzki in fantasy have long been aware of the high injury risk he carries, and with his production on the downturn since he arrived in Toronto in a midseason trade in 2015, it may not be worthwhile to invest in him outside of deeper and AL-only formats next season. As for the current campaign, the Blue Jays will likely get by with a platoon of Ryan Goins and Darwin Barney at shortstop for the duration of Tulowitzki's absence.

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4 months ago

Tulowitzki (ankle) was placed on the 10-day DL on Saturday, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports.

EDGE Analysis

He stepped awkwardly on the side of the first-base bag Friday and injured his ankle. It's uncertain how long he will be out -- the Blue Jays will send Tulo for an MRI later Saturday -- but look for some combination of Ryan Goins and Darwin Barney at short in the meantime. Tulowitzki has looked like a shell of his former self throughout the season and he's batting just .244/.292/.289 since the break -- with this injury, deeper league owners may want to finally cut bait.

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4 months ago

Tulowitzki was lifted from Friday's game after landing awkwardly on first base while running out a ground ball, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports.

EDGE Analysis

In his first at-bat of the game, Tulowitzki hit a sharp grounder up the middle and appeared to roll his right ankle on the side of first base while running it out. It's a scary development in what has already been an injury-hindered campaign for the veteran shortstop, though the team will likely release a more detailed diagnosis once it becomes available. Ryan Goins took over at shortstop upon his departure.

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4 months ago

Tulowitzki (groin) will start at shortstop and bat sixth Monday against the Athletics, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.

EDGE Analysis

It appeared that Tulowitzki might be in store for another day off after he did only light baserunning during pregame drills, but his presence in the lineup suggests that may have only been for preservation purposes. The Blue Jays' decision to deploy Tulowitzki at shortstop in his return to action following a two-game hiatus suggests that there's little concern the groin injury will compromise his mobility in the field. Darwin Barney will hit the bench to make room for Tulowitzki in the middle infield.

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4 months ago

Tulowitzki (groin) was able to do some fielding drills and took part in light baserunning prior to Monday's game against the Athletics, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.

EDGE Analysis

The Blue Jays have yet to release their lineup for the series opener, but it seems likely that Tulowitzki will hit the bench while he still remains a bit limited by the injury. He's being labeled as day-to-day for now, so the Blue Jays don't seem to be concerned yet that he'll require a trip to the disabled list.