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Blue Jays claim utility man Ty Kelly off waivers from Cardinals

07/22/2015 03:03 EDT | Updated 07/22/2016 05:59 EDT
TORONTO - The Toronto Blue Jays claimed infielder/outfielder Ty Kelly off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday.

The 27-year-old will report to the Blue Jays' triple-A affiliate in Buffalo.

Kelly has spent all of 2015 with triple-A Memphis of the Pacific Coast League, posting a .203 average with five doubles, four triples, two home runs and 38 walks in 227 at-bats.

He has a career .381 on-base percentage over seven seasons, recording 85 walks in 2014 and a career-high 102 in 2013, and owns a .276 average with a .759 on-base plus slugging percentage in 782 career minor league games.

Kelly was selected by the Baltimore Orioles in 13th round of the 2009 draft.

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