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Rays add former Jays reliever Luis Santos on minor-league deal

Santos pitched in 15 games last season for the Jays, posting a 1-1, 7.20 record.
Former Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Luis Santos, foreground, reacts as New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton, back right,runs the bases after hitting a home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, in New York. The Yankees won 7-5. (AP Photo | Frank Franklin II)
Published Jan. 17

ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays have added former Toronto reliever Luis Santos to their spring roster on a minor-league deal.

Santos, 27, pitched in 15 games for the Jays last season (going 1-1, 7.20) and 10 the year before (0-1, 2.70). For the two years, he allowed 41 hits and struck out 40 in 36 2/3 innings.

He spent most of the past two seasons at Triple-A, averaging about a strikeout and a hit per inning. His career Triple-A numbers are 5-15, 3.70.



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