#BlueJays infielder Maicer Izturis expected to miss 4-6 months with ligament tear in knee. Will get second opinion before surgery set.
Fansided "Maicer Izturis didn’t even get to take an official at-bat. In the bottom of the first inning, Izturis left the game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles. Replacing him at second base was Ryan Goins and Jonathan Diaz came into the game to play shortstop." April 13
Toronto Star "It is the only uncertain spot on the Blue Jays’ diamond, the only competition for an everyday job, and so far neither competitor has inspired much confidence. Emilio Bonifacio and Maicer Izturis are vying to be the Jays’ starting second baseman, the only role outside of the backup catcher and a..." March 05
National Post "Leading up to spring training, Maicer Izturis was officially the front-runner for the Toronto Blue Jays’ second-base job. On Sunday, manager John Gibbons seemed to backtrack a tad from that position. “It’s up for grabs,” he said. “We’ll see how it all plays out. We’ll see in the end what..." February 18