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Jays closer Francisco back from DL

TORONTO, April 19 (UPI) -- The Toronto Blue Jays Tuesday activated closer Frank Francisco from the disabled list.

The club sent starter Jesse Litsch to Class AAA Las Vegas to make room for Francisco, MLB.com reported.

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Francisco had been on the 15-day DL with a right shoulder strain. During a rehab assignment with Class A Dunedin, he gave up six runs in five innings.

During Francisco's absence, Jon Rauch logged three saves for the Jays.

Litsch was 1-1 with a 3.63 ERA in 17 1/3 innings.

Toronto opens a five-game homestand against the New York Yankees Tuesday night after finishing a 3-7 road trip.

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