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12/19/2012 2:06 PM ET

Blue Jays claim Storey

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have claimed RHP MICKEY STOREY off of waivers from the Houston Astros.

STOREY, 26, made his Major League debut in 2012 with Houston appearing in 26 games, posting a 0-1 record with a 3.86 ERA out of the bullpen. The 6-2, 185 lb. right-hander held opponents to a .237 average, including a .167 mark against left-handed hitters.

The Blue Jays now have 40 players on the 40-man roster.

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