But Justin Germano has found a fan early in the major league free-agent season in the Toronto Blue Jays, who announced the signing of the former Chicago Cubs right-hander to a minor league contract Friday.
The 30-year-old also received an invited to Jays’ spring training in late February.
Germano posted a 2-10 record and 6.20 earned-run average over 12 starts with the Cubs and one relief appearance for Boston this past season.
In 93 career games in the majors including 48 starts, he is 10-30 with a 5.27 ERA.
Germano also has pitched for San Diego, Cincinnati and Cleveland.