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Saturday, June 2, 2012
Blue Jays claim RHP Chris Schwinden

Associated Press

TORONTO -- The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed right-hander Chris Schwinden on waivers from the New York Mets.

The Blue Jays also designated righty Daniel Farquhar for assignment on Saturday.

The 25-year-old Schwinden made two starts and one relief appearance for the Mets this season, going 0-1 with a 12.46 ERA. He is 0-3 with a 6.98 ERA overall in the majors.

Schwinden was 3-4 with a 2.59 ERA with Triple-A Buffalo. The Blue Jays assigned him to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Farquhar was 0-1 with one save and a 2.97 ERA for Double-A New Hampshire. The 20-year-old was 0-0 with a 13.50 ERA in three games for Toronto last year.