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12/21/2012 3:44 PM ET

Blue Jays claim Canzler

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have claimed  3B/OF RUSS CANZLER on waivers from the Cleveland Indians.

CANZLER, 26, appeared in 26 games for the Cleveland Indians last season hitting .269 with three home runs and 11 RBI.  The 6-2, 220 lb. right-handed hitter appeared in 11 games in the outfield, eight at first base and six as the designated hitter.  In 130 games with the Columbus Clippers of the International League (AAA) last season, he hit .265 with 36 doubles, 22 home runs and drove in 79 runs.    

The Blue Jays remain at 40 players on the 40-man roster as RHP MICKEY STOREY has been outrighted to Buffalo of the International League (AAA).

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