Blue Jays Designate Mauro Gomez For Assignment

The Blue Jays designated first baseman Mauro Gomez for assignment, according to Scott MacArthur of TSN (via Twitter).  Toronto also moved Melky Cabrera and Josh Johnson to 60-day DL, officially ending their 2013 seasons.

Gomez, soon to be 29, has spent the entire year with the Blue Jays’ Triple-A affiliate, hitting .249/.322/.521 with 29 homers in 453 plate appearances.  The first/third baseman saw some time in the majors last season with the Red Sox where he posted a .275/.324/.422 slash line in 37 games.

You can keep track of all of the players currently in DFA limbo using the MLBTR DFA Tracker.


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