Blue Jays demote Ryan Goins to triple-A Buffalo

The Toronto Blue Jays confirmed Monday that light-hitting second baseman Ryan Goins was optioned to triple-A Buffalo and that his roster spot will be filled Tuesday.

Light-hitting infielder hit .150 in 25 games with Toronto this season

Ryan Goins, left, of the Blue Jays tags Dustin Pedroia at second base in last Friday's 7-6 loss to the Red Sox at Rogers Centre. (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Second baseman Ryan Goins was optioned to triple-A Buffalo on Monday by the Toronto Blue Jays.

The 26-year-old Goins hit .150 in 25 games for the Blue Jays this season with one home run and one run batted in.

Goins hit .252 in 34 games with the Blue Jays last season, his rookie year. He had two homers and eight RBIs in 2013.

A corresponding roster move will be completed Tuesday before Toronto's game in Kansas City.


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