Blue Jays slugger Bautista out with sore ankle

The Sports Xchange
The SportsXchangeApril 6, 2013


Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista was out of the lineup Saturday for the second straight day because of a sore right ankle.
He was injured during Thursday's game against the Cleveland Indians while trying to beat out a grounder in the eighth inning.
"He still didn't feel quite right this morning," manager John Gibbons told MLB.com after taking a few swings in the batting cage before Saturday's game against the visiting Boston Red Sox. "It's a long season. No point putting him in a situation to re-aggravate it."
The ankle is not swelling and Bautista described the ankle as simply sore.
Also, the team announced that it promoted right-hander David Bush from Class AAA Buffalo and designated righty Jeremy Jeffress for assignment.
Bush, 33, played for the Blue Jays from 2002-05. He has a career 56-69 record with a 4.70 ERA in 210 games (187 starts). He also played for the Milwaukee Brewers.