The Toronto Blue Jays announced roster moves on Friday.
Relief pitcher Brad Hand is being placed on the bereavement list, while pitching prospect Connor Overton is being recalled from triple-A and will be on the active roster tonight.
LHP Brad Hand placed on bereavement list
RHP Connor Overton recalled from Triple-A and will be active tonight pic.twitter.com/0mf7QEvJVp
— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) August 27, 2021
Hand was acquired at the trade deadline from the Washington Nationals. During the 2021 season, Hand is 5-7 with a 4.21 ERA.
Overton has spent the majority of the season with the Buffalo Bisons, where he has recorded 57.2 innings pitched, with a 2-1 record and a 2.03 ERA.
The Blue Jays are in action Friday night on Sportsnet at 7:10pm ET/4:10pm PT to begin a three-game series on the road against the Detroit Tigers.