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Brett Cecil removed from Blue Jays’ closer gig

Brett Cecil

Brett Cecil


Brett Cecil allowed four earned runs on two walks and two hits Sunday in the Blue Jays’ loss to the Orioles, watching his season ERA rise to 5.96. And he’ll no longer be trusted in the ninth inning ...

Cecil has been removed from the closer’s role. Sounds like it will be closer by committee for now. #BlueJays

— Gregor Chisholm (@gregorMLB) June 23, 2015

That committee should prominently feature 20-year-old right-hander Roberto Osuna, who has registered a 2.12 ERA and 0.91 WHIP in 31 appearances this season while striking out 40 batters over 34 innings.

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