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Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Aaron Laffey is outta here; claimed by Jays

By Adam Rubin

Left-hander Aaron Laffey, who was designated for assignment by the Mets on Sunday, has been claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays.

Laffey, 28, had a 7.20 ERA in four starts (two appearances) during his brief Mets career.

The Mets recently signed ex-Yankee D.J. Mitchell to a minor league deal. He should offset the loss of Laffey in terms of starting-pitching depth.