Jays recall RHP David Carpenter

Updated: August 10, 2012, 3:03 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- The Blue Jays recalled pitcher David Carpenter from Triple-A Las Vegas on Friday.

The move came after Toronto placed third baseman Brett Lawrie on the disabled list with a strained oblique.

Carpenter was 0-2 with a 6.07 ERA in 30 relief appearances with the Houston Astros before being acquired July 20. Carpenter appeared in eight games for Las Vegas, going 0-1 with a 1.93 ERA and 14 strikeouts in 9 1-3 innings.

Toronto also claimed right-hander Juan Abreu off waivers ...

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