LHP AARON LAFFEY has elected free agency in lieu of accepting the TORONTO BLUE JAYS outright assignment to Buffalo of the International League (AAA).
LAFFEY, 28, made one start for Toronto and was 0-0, allowing two earned runs in 2 2/3 innings pitched on April 26 at New York. The 6-0, 200 lb. left-handed pitcher was claimed on waivers by Toronto on April 23 and then designated for assignment on April 27. In a combined five games, three starts this season he has posted a 0-0 record with a 7.11 ERA for the New York Mets and Toronto Blue Jays.