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Brent Morel claimed off waivers by Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays picked up third baseman Brent Morel off waivers from the Chicago White Sox on Monday.

Reserve 3B hit .200 in 12 games for White Sox

The Blue Jays claimed Brent Morel off waivers the White Sox on Monday. A third-round selection by Chicago in 2008, he hit .200 in 12 games last season. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed third baseman Brent Morel off waivers from the Chicago White Sox roster.

Morel, 26, appeared in 12 games for the White Sox last season, batting .200.

He had .266 average with six home runs and 54 RBIs in 106 games for triple-A Charlotte.

A third-round selection by the White Sox in 2008, Morel has spent parts of four seasons in the majors, recording a .229 average in 194 games with 13 home runs and 54 runs batted in.

The Blue Jays now have 40 players on the 40-man roster.

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