Blue Jays reliever Schultz likely headed for elbow surgery

Arash Madani and Mike Wilner discuss the news that Bo Schultz has left the Toronto Blue Jays to see a specialist about his elbow.

Toronto Blue Jays reliever Bo Schultz is likely heading for elbow surgery.

Schultz will meet with doctors in New York and a decision will be made on whether or not he will have to go under the knife.

The right-hander is out of options, so opening the season on the disabled list would allow the Blue Jays to keep him on their roster and prevent him from being exposed on waivers.

Schultz appeared in 16 games for the Blue Jays in 2016, posting a 5.51 ERA over 16.1 innings. He hasn’t pitched in a spring training game since March 17.

In other news, it appears Mat Latos will not make the major-league roster out of spring training.

Latos has logged 14.2 innings this spring, surrendering five home runs. His ERA has ballooned to 6.75 due in large part to giving up the long ball.

The 29-year-old will have to decide whether to accept an assignment to the triple-A Buffalo Bisons or test free agency.

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