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Report: Blue Jays' Manoah out for season after right-arm injections

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Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Alek Manoah won't pitch again this season after he received multiple injections to his throwing arm, sources told Sportsnet's Ben Nicholson-Smith.

The injections were administered to reduce inflammation and discomfort, per Nicholson-Smith.

Manoah hasn't appeared in a game at any level since an Aug. 10 start against the Cleveland Guardians. He was demoted to Triple-A Buffalo following that outing but never pitched for the Bisons.

Doctors haven't found any structural issues, muscle damage, or ligament tears after examining Manoah, Nicholson-Smith reports.

Manoah struggled to build off last year's AL Cy Young finalist finish. The 25-year-old finishes 2023 with a 3-9 record, a 5.87 ERA, 79 strikeouts, and 59 walks across 87 1/3 innings pitched.

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