Blue Jays designate Wagner for assignment

Neil Wagner (Nathan Denette/CP)

The Toronto Blue Jays have designated injured reliever Neil Wagner for assignment, according to Sportsnet’s Ben Nicholson-Smith.

Wagner recently underwent Tommy John surgery after injuring his elbow while rehabbing a forearm issue that kept him out of action for over two months.

The hard-throwing 30-year-old appeared in 36 games for the Blue Jays last year, and 10 more this year. Wagner will likely miss all of 2015 recovering from surgery.

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