Blue Jays lose Santos for season

Blue Jays pitcher Sergio Santos will miss the rest of the season
with a shoulder injury.

The right-hander experienced pain during a throwing session
Saturday, and is scheduled to have surgery.

Blue Jays manager John Farrell says Sunday he hopes Santos will
be back by spring training.

Santos, acquired in an offseason trade with the Chicago White
Sox, has been on the disabled list since April 21. No date has been
set for his surgery, and the exact nature of his injury was not

Santos, 29, had recently begun throwing again at Toronto’s
spring facility in Dunedin, Fla. He was 0-1 with two saves and a
9.00 ERA in six relief appearances.