David Aardsma agrees to minor league contract with Blue Jays

Updated: February 5, 2016, 11:43 AM ET
Associated Press

Pitcher David Aardsma has agreed to a minor league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays and will report to big league spring training.

The 34-year-old right-hander was 1-1 with a 4.70 ERA in 33 relief appearances for the Atlanta Braves last season.

Selected by the Giants with the 22nd overall pick in the 2003 amateur draft he is 16-18 with 69 saves and a 4.27 ERA in 331 relief appearances in nine big league seasons with San Francisco (2004), the Chicago Cubs (2006), the Chicago White Sox (2007), Boston (2008), Seattle (2009-10), the New York Yankees (2012), the New York Mets (2013) and Atlanta (2015).

Aardsma had Tommy John surgery in 2011.

His agreement was announced Friday.


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