The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have signed free agent LHP JAIME GARCIA to a one-year contract (US $8,000,000) with a club option for the 2019 season.

GARCIA, 31, appeared for three clubs last season posting 5-10 record with a 4.41 ERA in 27 starts between the Atlanta Braves (18), Minnesota Twins (1) and the New York Yankees (8). The 6-2, 215 lb. native of Reynosa, Mexico has posted a career record of 67-55 with an ERA of 3.69 in 185 games, 174 starts over nine seasons.