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Blue Jays DFA Vogelbach to recall utilityman Barger

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The Toronto Blue Jays recalled utilityman Addison Barger, and designated Dan Vogelbach for assignment in a corresponding move, the team announced on Friday.

Barger spent a short stint with the Blue Jays in late April, where he made his major league debut and hit .056 (1-for-18) in five games with six strikeouts. The team said he will be active for Friday's game against the Cleveland Guardians.

Vogelbach, who only made appearances as a designated hitter and was used primarily in a pinch-hitting role, hit .186 with one home run in 79 plate appearances across 31 games this season. 

Toronto opens a three-game series with the Guardians on Friday sitting at 33-35. Their 265 runs scored this season rank fifth from the bottom in the majors.