The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have recalled IF MATT HAGUE from the Buffalo Bisons (AAA) to replace LHP AARON LOUP who was optioned to Buffalo yesterday and today have optioned RHP DREW HUTCHISON to Buffalo. A corresponding roster move will be announced tomorrow to fill Hutchison's spot on the roster.
HAGUE, who turns 30 on August 20, leads the International League with a .348 batting average, 83 RBI, a .427 on-base percentage and 161 hits. The 6-3, 225 lb native of Bellevue, Washington has hit 10 home runs and has recorded 57 walks with just 56 strikeouts in 463 at bats. In 33 Major League games with Pittsburgh (2012, 2014) he posted a .222 average with seven RBI. Hague will wear uniform #23 for Toronto.
HUTCHISON, who turns 25 on August 22, is 12-2 with a 5.06 ERA in 24 starts for Toronto this season.