The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have acquired SS RONALD TORREYES from the Houston Astros for cash considerations or a player to be named later. To make room on the 40-man roster SS JONATHAN DIAZ has cleared outright waivers.
TORREYES, 22, is batting .200 (14-70) with one double at Fresno (AAA) in the Pacific Coast League this season. In 521 games over six minor league seasons, the Barinas, Venezuela native has posted .303 career average with .773 OPS.
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