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Blue Jays acquire veteran pitcher Valdes from Astros

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The Sports Network
5/19/2014 8:37:05 PM
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TORONTO - The Toronto Blue Jays acquired pitcher Raul Valdes from the Houston Astros on Monday.

In exchange for the 36-year-old lefty, the Blue Jays will send Houston a player to be named later or cash.

Valdes appeared in eight games out of the bullpen for Houston and gave up five runs in 3 2/3 innings of work.

Over five seasons with the Mets, Yankees, Cardinals, Phillies and Astros, the Cuba native is 7-7 with a 5.13 earned run average in 103 games, including three starts.

Raul Valdes  (Photo: Bob Levey/Getty Images Sport )

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(Photo: Bob Levey/Getty Images Sport )
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