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Blue Jays sign Rauch01/17/2011 2:51 PM ET
The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have signed RHP JON RAUCH to a one year deal worth US $3.5 million, with a club option of US $3.75 million for 2012.
RAUCH, 32, posted a 3-1 record with a career high 21 saves and a 3.12 ERA in 2010 for the Minnesota Twins. The 6-11, 290lb. right-hander has spent eight seasons in the Major Leagues with the Chicago White Sox (2002-04), Montreal (2004), Washington (2005-08), Arizona (2008-09) and Minnesota (2009-10) after being drafted in the 3rd round of the 1999 June draft by the White Sox. The Louisville, Kentucky native has recorded a 34-27 mark, with 41 saves, and a 3.71 ERA in 415 career games, including 11 starts.
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