The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have signed INF MAICER IZTURIS to a minor league contract with an invite to Major League spring training.
IZTURIS, 35, returns to the Blue Jays having been with club for the past three seasons. The Barquisimeto, Venezuela native has not appeared in a Major League game since April 13, 2014 recovering from left knee surgery in 2014 and shoulder surgery in 2015. The switch-hitter is a career .269 hitter with 39 home runs and 334 RBI in 11 seasons (Montreal, Anaheim & Toronto).
IZTURIS BIO – http://m.mlb.com/player/430895/maicer-izturis