Toronto trades for Mench, signs Wilkerson to bolster outfield

Updated: May 9, 2008, 6:58 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- The Toronto Blue Jays added some experience to their outfield Friday, acquiring Kevin Mench in a trade with the Texas Rangers and signing free agent Brad Wilkerson.

The Blue Jays gave the Rangers cash for Mench, who was with Triple-A Oklahoma after failing to make the club as a non-roster invitee in spring training. Mench was hitting .282 with three home runs and 18 RBIs in 29 games for Oklahoma.

"I'm working on three hours sleep," Mench said before the start of a four-game ...

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