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How will the Blue Jays cope without Jose Bautista?

The Toronto Blue Jays will be without slugger Jose Bautista after he injured his wrist in a game against the Yankees on Monday. Will this sink their playoff chances or can they hold on until he returns? Vote and have your say!
Toronto Blue Jays' manger John Farrell, left, talks with Jose Bautista after he injured his wrist during the eighth inning against the Yankees on Monday in New York. (Seth Wenig/Associated Press)

The Toronto Blue Jays will be without slugger Jose Bautista after he injured his wrist in a game in New York on Monday. The team announced on Tuesday that the right fielder was placed on the 15-day disabled list.

Just how Toronto will cope with losing their home run and RBI leader (and their attempt at making the post-season for the first time since 1993) is yet to be seen.

The Jays are two games back of the final wild-card spot in the American League, and 10.5 games back of the division-leading Yankees.

Bautista's 27 homers and 65 RBI are a big part of why the team (which has already struggled through injuries to their pitching staff) is still in the hunt after the all-star break.

Does this injury to Bautista deal another blow to their playoff chances, or can Toronto hold on until he returns? Vote and have your say!