Blue Jays RHP Manoah leaves game after being hit

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays right-hander Alek Manoah left Friday’s start against Detroit in the sixth inning after being hit in the right elbow by Jonathan Schoop’s comeback.

First-time All-Star Manoah went 11-4 with a 2.24 ERA in 19 starts.

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Schoop’s single jump deflected Manoah towards shortstop Santiago Espinal, who managed to get out first as Manoah left the back of the mound, wincing in pain.

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Following a conversation with an athletic trainer, a frustrated Manoah walked off the field. He was replaced by left-hander Tim Mayza.

Manoah allowed four runs and seven hits in 5 1/3 innings. He walked one and pulled out four.

Manoah went 9-2 with a 3.22 ERA in 20 starts as a rookie last season.


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