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Matt Hague claimed off waiver by Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed first baseman Matt Hague off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Has appeareed in 33 career major-league games for the Pirates

First baseman Matt Hague has spent the majority of the season with triple-A Indianapolis, batting .267 with 14 home runs and 67 runs batted in 93 games and earning an International League all-star selection. (Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed first baseman Matt Hague off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Hague, 28, has spent the majority of the season with triple-A Indianapolis, batting .267 with 14 home runs and 67 runs batted in in 93 games and earning an International League all-star selection.

The right-handed hitter has appeared in 33 career major-league games for the Pirates, recording a .222 average with two doubles and seven RBIs.

The Bellevue, Wash., native will report to the Buffalo Bisons.

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