Blue Jays claim Matt West off waivers from Rangers

The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed right-handed pitcher Matt West off waivers from the Texas Rangers.

Right-hander pitched 4 innings over 3 games with Texas last season

Right-hander pitcher Matt West has been claimed off waivers from the Texas Rangers by the Toronto Blue Jays. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed right-handed pitcher Matt West off waivers from the Texas Rangers.

West pitched four innings over three games (no decisions) with Texas last season, posting a 6.75 earned-run average with three strikeouts and a walk.

In the minor leagues, he had a 2-0 record, 0.68 ERA and three saves in four opportunities over eight appearances with double-A Frisco, and a 3-3 record and 4.15 ERA over 33 games (one start) with triple-A Round Rock.

The Blue Jays designated right-hander Cory Burns for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster.

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