Blue Jays claim Chris Colabello off waivers

The Toronto Blue Jays claimed first baseman and outfielder Chris Colabello off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.

1st baseman/outfielder played for Twins last season

Chris Colabello has 13 home runs in 114 major-league games. (Jae C. Hong/The Associated Press)

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.

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