Blue Jays name up RHP Wes Parsons to begin regular-season finale towards Rays

Proper-handed pitcher Wes Parsons will take the mound Sunday afternoon when the Toronto Blue Jays host the Tampa Bay Rays of their closing sport of the common season.

Toronto introduced Parsons had been chosen to their roster and will probably be lively for Sunday’s sport.

Parsons, who hasn’t pitched within the majors since 2019 and performed in South Korea in the course of the previous two seasons, signed a minor-league contract with the Blue Jays in Could.

The 31-year-old had a 1-3 file, 5.67 ERA and 29 strikeouts in 33 aid appearances over two seasons with the Atlanta Braves and Colorado Rockies.

He posted a 9-4 file, 4.85 ERA and 98 strikeouts over 17 begins with triple-A Buffalo this season.

To make room on the 40-man roster for Parsons, right-handed reliever Jay Jackson was designated for project.

The Blue Jays (89-72) misplaced 7-5 on Saturday night time to the Rays however secured a spot within the post-season after the Texas Rangers defeated the Seattle Mariners 6-1.

Win or lose, the Blue Jays may even have to look at the out-of-town scoreboard to find out in the event that they’ll face the Rays once more or the Minnesota Twins within the wild-card spherical. Toronto’s opponent will depend on the outcomes from the Rangers and Houston Astros.

Watch the Blue Jays face the Rays reside on Sportsnet or Sportsnet+ beginning at 3 p.m. ET / midday PT.

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