Aardsma signs Minor League deal with Blue Jays

Veteran reliever pitched in 33 games for Atlanta last season

Aardsma signs Minor League deal with Blue Jays

The Blue Jays signed free-agent right-hander David Aardsma to a Minor League contract with an invite to Major League Spring Training on Friday.

Aardsma, 34, appeared in 33 games, all in relief, for the Braves last season, going 1-1 with a 4.70 ERA. The Denver, Colo., native is a veteran of nine Major league seasons, posting a 16-18 record with 69 saves and a 4.27 ERA in 331 games for eight different clubs.