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4/15/2013 3:13 P.M. ET

Blue Jays select contract of Ortiz

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have selected the contract of RHP RAMON ORTIZ from Buffalo of the International League (AAA) and have designated OF CASPER WELLS for assignment.

ORTIZ, 39, has made one start for Buffalo this season, allowing just two runs in five innings, receiving a no-decision on April 5. The 6-0, 175 pound, right-hander has posted an 86-84 record with a 4.93 ERA in 296 games (214 starts) over 11 Major League seasons with Anaheim, Cincinnati, Washington, Minnesota, Colorado, Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago Cubs.

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