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03:15  21 april  2019
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Blue Jays' Shoemaker helped off after injury during rundown© Lachlan Cunningham / Getty Images Sport / Getty

Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Matt Shoemaker was helped off the field on Saturday after injuring his left knee during a rundown in the third inning against the Oakland Athletics.

The Blue Jays evaluated Shoemaker and confirmed he suffered a left knee sprain. He'll undergo an MRI on Sunday.

The veteran repeatedly slammed his fist into the ground in frustration while the training staff took a look at his injury.

Shoemaker was walking gingerly in the Blue Jays' clubhouse after the game, according to Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet, who also reports that manager Charlie Montoyo expressed hope the 32-year-old will miss just one start.

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Matt Shoemaker Bio. Fullname: Matthew David Shoemaker . Nickname: Shoe . From July 21 - August 4, compiled a streak of 19 consecutive shutout innings and joined Nolan Ryan and John Lackey as the only Angels with three consecutive starts with zero runs allowed and seven-or-more strikeouts.

As for Shoemaker , the Blue Jays were intrigued by his upside even after a difficult 2018 season in which injuries limited him to seven starts. The addition of veteran Eric Sogard on a minor-league deal could help on that front, but the Blue Jays continue seeking middle infield options beyond

He held the Athletics scoreless on three hits before Sam Gaviglio replaced him.

Shoemaker was off to a terrific start to begin his time with the Blue Jays. He entered Saturday with a 3-0 record alongside a 1.75 ERA and 3.96 FIP in 25 2/3 innings.

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