The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have acquired RHP MARK LOWE from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for LHP NICK WELLS, LHP JACOB BRENTZ & LHP ROB RASMUSSEN.
LOWE, 32, has made 34 appearances out of the bullpen for Seattle, allowing just four earned runs over 36 innings for a 1.00 ERA in 2015. The Houston, Texas native is a veteran of 10 seasons, spending time with Seattle, Texas, Los Angeles Angels and Cleveland. The right-hander owns an 8-22 career mark with a 3.80 ERA in 305 appearances, all in relief.
LHP NICK WELLS, selected in the 3rd round of the 2014 draft is currently with Bluefield (RK), posting a 1-2 record with a 4.78 ERA in seven starts. LHP JACOB BRENTZ was an 11th round selection in 2013 and is 0-1 with a 4.09 ERA in six starts, also with Bluefield. LHP ROB RASMUSSEN has recorded a 2.92 ERA in 11 appearances over two seasons for the Blue Jays, while going 4-1 with a 2.36 ERA in 34 games with Buffalo (AAA) this season.