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Blue Jays select contract of Kawasaki


The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have selected the contract of SS MUNENORI KAWASAKI from the Buffalo of the International League (AAA) and placed SS JOSE REYES on the 15-day disabled list with a left ankle sprain.

KAWASAKI, 31, has appeared in two games for Buffalo this season, going 2-5 with one RBI and two walks. In 61 major League games with Seattle in 2012 the Kagoshima, Japan native batted .192 (20-104) with seven RBI and two stolen bases.

The Blue Jays now have 40 players on the 40-man roster.

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