TORONTO - The Toronto Blue Jays have added to their bullpen by acquiring right-handed pitcher Drew Storen from the Washington Nationals.
Toronto sent outfielder Ben Revere and a player to be named later back to Washington to complete the deal.
The 28-year-old Storen appeared in 58 games for the Nationals last season, recording 29 saves with a 3.44 earned-run-average and 67 strikeouts in 55 innings.
In 2014 the six-foot-one righty posted a 1.12 ERA to lead all National League relievers. He has 95 career saves over his six seasons — with a career-high 43 in 2011.
Revere, 27, was acquired by Toronto from the Phillies on July 31 as the club pushed for the post-season. He posted a .319 average with in 56 games with the Jays. The left-handed hitter added 31 stolen bases on the season — his fourth season with 30 or more.