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Blue Jays acquire first baseman Luke Scott, assign him to triple-A Buffalo

05/16/2015 01:36 EDT | Updated 05/16/2016 05:59 EDT
TORONTO - The Toronto Blue Jays acquired first baseman/designated hitter Luke Scott from Puebla of the Mexican League and assigned him to triple-A Buffalo on Saturday.

Scott, 36, batted .241 with a .326 on-base percentage and .415 slugging percentage for the Tampa Bay Rays in 2013, his last season in the major leagues.

He hit a career-high 27 home runs in 2010 as a member of the Baltimore Orioles.

Scott was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the ninth round of the 2001 draft.

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