Blue Jays Sign John Thomson

According to the Toronto Star, the Blue Jays signed 33 year-old right-handed starter John Thomson for $500,000 plus incentives.  The 33 year-old has a mild labrum tear and was affected by elbow soreness and a blister in ’06 as well.  The Jays aren’t risking much to see if he can rehab his way to a fifth starter job.  In fact, if Thomson can keep his ERA around 5 he’d be on par with most fourth starters.




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