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Pearson to Miss AAA Start with Shoulder

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    December 4, 2022 7:34 AM EST

    Toronto Blue Jays top prospect Nate Pearson won't make his next scheduled AAA start.The right handed pitcher felt a "mild right shoulder impingement" Thursday, the Blue Jays announced, and he will mi s Jim Thome Jersey his next start.Pearson was able to long to s "with good intensity" and will travel to Trenton, where the Blue Jays AAA affiliate is located in 2021. Pearson's throwing plan will be monitored and potentially modified as needed, per the team, and he Larry Doby Jersey will next through a bullpen se sion before joining the Bisons rotation.Pearson was optioned to the minor leagues after a single start for the Blue Jays this year. The right hander gave up three runs in 2.1 innings and struggled with control against the Houston Astros.Despite a 2.4 per nine walk rate in the minors in 2019, Pearson's major league walk rate sites at 8. Michael Brantley Jersey 0/9 through Andrew Miller Jersey five starts (20.1 innings).Scroll to Continue"He made some strides in his first AAA start but hes still got some work to do, Manager Charlie Montoyo said after Pearson was sent down.Pearson will rejoin a AAA rotation currently fronted by another organizational top-10 prospect, Alek Manoah. Former big leaguers Jacob Waguespack and T.J. Satchel Paige Jersey Zeuch also start games for the Bisons, who are off to a 6-3 start to the year. The Bisons have allowed only 24 runs through nine games, the fewest of any AAA affiliate in baseball.Further Reading: