Blue Jays claim outfielder Junior Lake

TORONTO -- Outfielder Junior Lake has been claimed by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles

Lake hit .200 with one homer and five RBI in 29 games this year from the Chicago Cubs and Orioles. He has a .237 average with 16 homers, 46 RBI and 15 steals in parts of six big league seasons.

Toronto also said it had agree to minor league contracts with right-handers Scott Copeland, Roberto Hernandez and Brad Penny, and left-handers Wade LeBlanc and Pat McCoy. They will report to big league spring training.