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Blue Jays sign two

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have agreed to terms with INF JARED GOEDERT and RHP TOMO OHKA on 2014 minor league contracts with invitations to attend Major League spring training.

Goedert, 28, spent last season in Indianapolis (AAA), playing in the Pirates system. The right-handed hitter batted .241 with 32 doubles, 11 home runs and 62 RBI in 130 games, primarily playing third base. In eight minor league seasons, Goedert has posted a .271 average with 113 home runs and 482 RBI in 825 career games.

Ohka, 37, last appeared in the Major Leagues in 2009 with Cleveland prior to pitching in Japan since 2010. The Kyoto, Japan native enjoyed a 10 year Major League career, including part of the 2007 season with Toronto and in 202 games (178 starts) owns a career 51-68 record and a 4.26 ERA.

 

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