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Blue Jays promote Korecky

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have selected the contract of RHP BOBBY KORECKY from Buffalo of the International League (AAA) and have optioned LHP ROB RASMUSSEN to the Bisons.

KORECKY, 34, has appeared in 22 games for the Bisons this season posting a 3-1 record with a 0.29 ERA and five saves. The right-hander has allowed just one run in 31 innings, beginning the season with 17 consecutive scoreless outings. His .150 opponent's average ranks 2nd lowest among all International League relievers. A veteran of 13 professional seasons, Korecky has appeared in 22 Major League games with Minnesota, Arizona and Toronto recording a 2-0 record with a 7.30 ERA.

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RASMUSSEN, 25, returns to Buffalo after making four relief appearances in Toronto, tossing two scoreless innings. The left-hander has a 2.65 ERA in 13 appearances for Buffalo this season.

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