Another pitcher for the Blue Jays

Another pitcher for the Blue Jays


The Toronto Blue Jays added a pitcher to their roster on Thursday when they took reliever Junior Fernandez off waivers from the New York Yankees. 

The 25-year-old Dominican played for the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates in 2022, seeing action in 16 games without getting a decision. He had a 2.41 ERA in 18 2/3 innings. hour with his fastball, Fernandez is 1-1 and averaging 5.17 in 50 games in his career.

Jays also added Chris Bassitt, Adam Macko, Erik Swanson and Casey Lawrence to their pitching staff this offseason.

The Toronto squad are seeking their first playoff victory since 2016, when they lost in the final of the American League vs. Cleveland Indians. In 2022, she was eliminated in two games by the Seattle Mariners in the best second series.