Blue Jays to activate Adam Lind from disabled list today

Tuesday August 12th, 2014

Toronto Blue Jays first baseman/designated hitter Adam Lind is expected to return from the disabled list on Tuesday against the Seattle Mariners,'s Gregor Chisholm reports.

Lind, 30, went on the disabled list last month with a non-displaced fracture in his right foot. He was originally expected to miss 6-8 weeks with the injury.

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He played in a simulated game on Monday and was scheduled to travel to Seattle to rejoin the team last night. Manager John Gibbons said the plan is for Lind to be active for Tuesday's game.

"This morning, he took some swings just to make sure before we bring him up," Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said on Monday afternoon. "Lindy will be here tomorrow unless something happens on the plane."

Lind is batting .320 with four home runs and 27 RBI in 61 games for the Blue Jays this season.

Toronto is 63-57 on the season, six games behind the Baltimore Orioles in the American League East. They are two games behind the Detroit Tigers for the final Wild Card spot.

- Paul Palladino

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