Blue Jays prospect Bo Bichette breaks left hand
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays prospect Bo Bichette broke a bone in his left hand while playing for Triple-A Buffalo.
The 21-year-old was hurt in the third inning Monday when hit by a pitch from Syracuse Mets left-hander Hector Santiago.
X-rays showed a fracture of the second metacarpal, the Blue Jays said Tuesday. Bichette will visit a hand specialist to determine further treatment.
A shortstop, Bichette hit .417 with four homers and five RBIs in 18 spring training games. He was batting .250 with one home run and eight RBIs in 14 games with Buffalo.
The son of former big leaguer Dante Bichette, Bo Bichette is considered Toronto’s No. 2 prospect behind Vladimir Guerrero Jr.