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UPDATED: Brett Lawrie comes out of the game in the 4th with lower back tightness, will get MRI on Wednesday

Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports

Brett Lawrie's return lasted just 3 innings, he left before the top of the 4th. No word on the reason why yet, but it has to be an injury of some sort.

Well, not some sort, this sort:

Brett, we really do need you. Recover quick.


Lawrie looked like he injured himself in his first at bat in the bottom of the second inning. He singled but missed first base as he was rounding it, causing him to break awkwardly before returning to first. However, he told Barry Davis of Sportsnet that his back was already bothering him during batting practice:

After the game, we were told that Lawrie will have an MRI done tomorrow and will be considered day-to-day even though it had loosened up during the game after some treatment:

The Blue Jays have two more days before they have to decide on a roster move as Steve Tolleson must return to the roster by Friday.