Blue Jays claim Chris Colabello off waivers
1st baseman/outfielder played for Twins last season
The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired first baseman and outfielder Chris Colabello off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.
The 31-year-old Colabello posted a .229 average with 13 doubles, six home runs and 39 runs batted in over 59 games with Minnesota last season.
The Framingham, Mass., native signed with the Twins as a free agent in 2012.
He was the most valuable player of the triple-A International League in 2013 with the Rochester Red Wings.
Colabello has 29 extra base hits, including 13 home runs, in 114 career major-league games.