Blue Jays Claim Sean Henn From Orioles

The Blue Jays claimed lefty Sean Henn off waivers from the Orioles, according to's Jordan Bastian (via Twitter). The 28-year-old appeared in 20 games for the Twins and Orioles this year. He allowed 15 hits and 12 walks in 14.1 innings, striking out 15. His major league numbers aren't impressive, but Henn struck out 10.5 batters per nine in the Twins' system before the Orioles acquired him in September.  GM Alex Anthopoulos on his first move:

"The Yankees gave Damaso Marte a three-year $12MM deal, we can't.  If we have to claim 10 arms and click on the 10th, it's a good investment with a huge upside."

The Jays designated Michael Barrett for assignment to clear space for Henn on the 40-man roster.

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