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Toronto Blue Jays place catcher Alejandro Kirk (hip), two pitchers on IL

Apr 30, 2021; Dunedin, Florida, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays catcher Alejandro Kirk (30) rounds first after hitting a two-run home run in the fourth inning against the Atlanta Braves at TD Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports

The Toronto Blue Jays placed catcher Alejandro Kirk, left-hander Tommy Milone and right-hander Anthony Castro on the 10-day injured list Sunday.

The Blue Jays reinstated right-hander Ross Stripling from the IL to start Sunday’s series finale against Atlanta, and also recalled catcher Riley Adams and left-hander Anthony Kay from the team’s alternate site.

Kirk, 22, has a strained left hip flexor. He is batting .225 with three homers and eight RBIs in 17 games this season.

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Milone, 34, is out with left shoulder inflammation. He is 1-0 with a 6.43 ERA in six appearances (one start), with 17 strikeouts and three walks in 14 innings.

Castro, 26, has a right forearm strain. He has not given up a run in six bullpen appearances this year, fanning nine and walking one in 7 1/3 innings.

–Field Level Media