The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have claimed RHP OLIVER DRAKE on waivers from the Los Angeles Angels.   He will report to the Blue Jays major league roster.


DRAKE, 31, is 1-1 with a 7.01 ERA in 23 games for the Milwaukee Brewers, Cleveland Indians and Los Angeles Angels this season.  The 6-4, 215 lb. right-handed pitcher has pitched 25.2 innings this season, allowing 36 hits with 10 walks and 27 strikeouts.  The native of Worcester, MA owns a career record of 5-6 and a 4.84 ERA in 114 games for Baltimore, Milwaukee, Cleveland and Los Angeles Angels (2015-2018).