Jamie Moyer Signs With Blue Jays

The ongoing 2012 road show of veteran pitcher Jamie Moyer is now heading north of the border, as the 49-year-old lefthander signed a minor-league deal with the Toronto Blue Jays:

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.

For more on the Blue Jays, please visit Bluebird Banter.

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