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Blue Jays Claim Cole Gillespie

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have claimed outfielder COLE GILLESPIE on waivers from the Seattle Mariners and to make room on the 40-man roster have designated outfielder KENNY WILSON for assignment.

GILLESPIE, 30, has appeared in 34 games this season for the Mariners, batting .254 with two doubles, a home run and five RBI. The 6-1, 215 lb. right-handed hitter has appeared in 112 Major League games over four seasons, posting a .233 average with four home runs and 25 RBI.

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have claimed outfielder COLE GILLESPIE on waivers from the Seattle Mariners and to make room on the 40-man roster have designated outfielder KENNY WILSON for assignment.

GILLESPIE, 30, has appeared in 34 games this season for the Mariners, batting .254 with two doubles, a home run and five RBI. The 6-1, 215 lb. right-handed hitter has appeared in 112 Major League games over four seasons, posting a .233 average with four home runs and 25 RBI.

The Blue Jays will make a corresponding 25-man roster move once Gillespie reports to the team.

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