The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired pitcher Jason Adam from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for cash considerations, the team announced on Sunday. 

Adam posted an 0-3 mark with a 6.12 ERA in 31 games with the Royals last season.

The 27-year-old was selected in the fifth round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Royals.

Over six minor league seasons, Adam pitched to a 4.28 ERA over 566 innings.