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Toronto Blue Jays sign right-handed pitcher David Phelps to one-year deal

Sep 19, 2020; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher David Phelps (31) throws a pitch during the eighth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 19, 2020; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher David Phelps (31) throws a pitch during the eighth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

The Toronto Blue Jays signed right-hander David Phelps to a one-year, $1.75 million deal, multiple outlets reported Thursday.

The 34-year-old journeyman split the 2020 season with the Milwaukee Brewers and Philadelphia Phillies, compiling a 2-4 record with a 6.53 ERA in 22 relief appearances.

He appeared in 17 games (one start) with Toronto in 2019, fanning 18 batters and walking seven in 17 1/3 innings.

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Phelps is 34-38 with a 3.95 ERA and six saves in 291 career games (65 starts) with the New York Yankees (2012-14), Miami Marlins (2015-17), Seattle Mariners (2017), Blue Jays (2019), Chicago Cubs (2019), Brewers and Phillies.

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–Field Level Media