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Sports Blue Jays trade pitcher Justin Shafer to Reds for cash considerations

15:10  26 november  2019
15:10  26 november  2019 Source:   sportsnet.ca

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Jays send Shafer to Reds for cash . The Toronto Blue Jays announced the trade of right-handed reliever Justin Shafer to the Cincinnati Reds on Monday. Shafer , 27, made 34 appearances for the team in 2019, going 2-1 with an earned run average of 3.86 and a WHIP of 1.664 over 39.2 innings

Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Justin Shafer (50) shakes hands with catcher Reese McGuire, right, following a baseball game against the TORONTO - The Toronto Blue Jays traded right-handed pitcher Justin Shafer to the Cincinnati Reds on Monday in exchange for cash considerations .

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The Toronto Blue Jays have traded right-handed pitcher Justin Shafer to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for cash considerations, the team announced Monday.

Last season, Shafer posted a 3.86 ERA in 34 relief appearances with the Jays, striking out 39 batters in 39.2 innings. The 27-year-old also made 24 appearances in triple-A with the Buffalo Bisons last season, posting a 3.52 ERA and a 1.21 WHIP. He converted seven of eight save opportunities in Buffalo.

Blue Jays trade reliever Justin Shafer to Reds for cash considerations

  Blue Jays trade reliever Justin Shafer to Reds for cash considerations TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays traded right-handed pitcher Justin Shafer to the Cincinnati Reds on Monday in exchange for cash considerations. Shafer posted a 3.86 earned-run average in 34 relief appearances with the Blue Jays last season, striking out 39 batters in 39 2/3 innings. The 27-year-old also made 24 appearances for triple-A Buffalo in 2019, holding a 3.52 ERA and a 1.21 WHIP while converting 7-of-8 save opportunities. Shafer wasShafer posted a 3.86 earned-run average in 34 relief appearances with the Blue Jays last season, striking out 39 batters in 39 2/3 innings.

The Justin Shafer era is officially done with the Blue Jays . Days after designating the relief pitcher for assignment, the team shipped the 27-year-old to the Cincinnati Reds on Monday for cash considerations , likely in the petty cash variety.

Righty Justin Shafer comes over via trade from the Blue Jays in exchange for cash considerations . The Cincinnati club has also claimed There are some things to like here. Shafer averaged close to 95 mph with his heater and drew swings and misses on nearly a twelve percent of his MLB pitches .

Shafer was selected by Toronto in the eighth round of the 2014 MLB Draft. The Lake Wales, Fl., was designated for assignment by the Blue Jays on Nov. 20.

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