Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - The Toronto Blue Jays have brought pitcher
Aaron Laffey back for a second stint after claiming the left-hander off
waivers from the New York Mets on Tuesday.
Laffey appeared in 22 games with 16 starts for Toronto last season, posting a
4-6 record with a 4.56 earned run average, but was not re-signed by the club
at the conclusion of the 2012 campaign. He inked a minor league deal with the
Mets over the winter and was promoted to the team's major league roster in
early April, but was designated for assignment by New York on Sunday after
allowing eight runs and 16 hits over 10 innings in four appearances (two
To make room for Laffey on the 40-man roster, the Blue Jays transferred
injured shortstop Jose Reyes to the 60-day disabled list. The veteran
speedster is expected to be sidelined until at least the All-Star break after
severely spraining his left ankle on Apr. 12.
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