Blue Jays Claim Chris Schwinden, DFA Farquhar

The Blue Jays announced that they have claimed right-hander Chris Schwinden off of waivers from the Mets and designated Danny Farquhar for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster.  Schwinden will report to the team's Triple-A Las Vegas affiliate.

Schwinden, 25, was DFA'd by the Mets yesterday as one of two moves needed to make room on the 40-man for right-hander Elvin Ramirez and catcher Josh Thole.  Aside from two starts and a relief appearance for the Mets, Schwinden has spent the year with Triple-A Buffalo.  In nine starts there, the 6'3" hurler posted a 2.59 ERA with 7.6 K/9 and 3.1 BB/9.

Farquhar, also 25, has spent the year with Double-A New Hampshire after pitching mostly at the Triple-A level in 2011.  In 20 appearances this year, Farquhar has a 2.97 ERA with 9.8 K/9 and 3.0 BB/9.


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9 Comments on "Blue Jays Claim Chris Schwinden, DFA Farquhar"


3 years 2 months ago

┬áPicking up scraps from the Mets can never be good…

lawries_helmet
3 years 2 months ago

┬ámaybe Bison’s loved him, and it will convince them to dump the Mets for us…

Blake_HawksWitt
3 years 2 months ago

Lets hope the A’s pick him up so the cycle continues

Guest
3 years 2 months ago

Cubs will pick up Farquhar. Better than what we have.

3 years 2 months ago

then schwinden will be dfad and claimed by the yankees to continue the trend of yankees picking up ex-mets (igarashi)

3 years 2 months ago

and then DFA’ed by whoever takes him.

Jaysfan724
3 years 2 months ago

lol

3 years 2 months ago

You’d be better off with Monty Hall…

Lastings
3 years 2 months ago

You could probably get him in the right deal…