Jays have signed Jamie Moyer to minor-league deal with no promises. He’ll go to Las Vegas.
— John Lott (@LottOnBaseball) June 26, 2012
So, before he pitches for the Jays in Canada, he’ll head to the bright lights of Vegas. This sounds like a movie script, or at least the basis for a Jack Kerouac-style novel.
The Blue Jays could use the pitching help, as they had several starting pitchers go down with injuries within a very short period of time. If Moyer shows up well in the hitter-friendly Pacific Coast League, the Blue Jays could very well give him another major-league chance.
Moyer threw well in three starts for Triple-A Norfolk in the Orioles’ organization, posting a 1.69 ERA and issuing just one walk in 16 innings. If he throws that well in Vegas… what happens in Vegas probably won’t stay in Vegas.
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