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Tepera clears release waivers, hits free agency

November 11, 2019

The Blue Jays announced Monday that right-hander Ryan Tepera has cleared release waivers and is now a free agent. Tepera, 32, put together a 0-2 record with a 4.98 ERA across 22 relief appearances and one start last season. He started the season on the 10-day injured list with right

The Blue Jays announced Monday that right-hander Ryan Tepera has cleared release waivers and is now a free agent.

Tepera, 32, put together a 0-2 record with a 4.98 ERA across 22 relief appearances and one start last season. He started the season on the 10-day injured list with right elbow inflammation and made his season debut on April 18. The righty made 12 appearances before returning to the injured list on May 21 with a right elbow impingement.

He was selected by the Blue Jays in the 19th round of the 2009 MLB Draft. The Houston native has a career record of 12-11 with a 3.64 ERA across five seasons with Toronto. He was previously designated for assignment on Nov. 4.