Jeremy Guthrie

MLB: Blue Jays place closer Roberto Osuna on disabled list, release Melvin Upton Jr.

MLB: Blue Jays place closer Roberto Osuna on disabled list, release Melvin Upton Jr.

The Toronto Blue Jays finalized their roster Sunday, placing closer Roberto Osuna on the 10-day disabled list with a sore neck and releasing outfielder Melvin Upton Jr.

Right-hander Dominic Leone was recalled from triple-A to take Osuna's roster spot for Monday's opener at Baltimore, while infielder Ryan Goins will also start the season with the Blue Jays.

Osuna pitched a scoreless inning in Friday's 1-1 exhibition tie with Pittsburgh. The right-hander, who had 36 saves in 42 chances last season, is eligible to return April 9.

Upton was acquired from San Diego last July 26 and hit .196 with four...

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