J.P. Arencibia injury: Blue Jays catcher to miss six weeks with fractured hand

Thursday July 26th, 2012

Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia took a foul ball off his right hand in the top of the second inning of Wednesday's game against the Oakland A's, and the official word from the team is not good:


To add insult to injury, the Jays were behind the A's 9-0 after two.

After a breakout 2011 (23 home runs, 78 RBIs in 129 games), Arencibia was on track to better those numbers, hitting .242 with 16 HRs and 50 RBIs in 80 games.

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