Now Commenting On:

Blue Jays LHP Aaron Laffey to start tonight


The Toronto Blue Jays will start LHP Aaron Laffey tonight in New York against the Yankees.  RHP Josh Johnson will miss the start as a precaution after experiencing right triceps tightness.

LAFFEY, 28, will be making his Blue Jays season debut after being claimed on waivers from the New York Mets on April 23. In four appearances with the Mets, two starts, the 6-0, 200 lb. left-handed pitcher was 0-0 with a 7.20 ERA. In 2012 with the Blue Jays, he posted a 4-6 record with a 4.56 ERA in 22 games, with 16 starts. He enters tonight's starts with a 25-29 career record in 152 games, 67 starts with one save and an ERA of 4.44.

JOHNSON, 29, has started four games this season for Toronto posting an 0-1 record with a 6.86 ERA.

Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español