Blue Jays promote Tepera; option Venditte

Blue Jays promote Tepera; option Venditte

The Blue Jays recalled right-hander Ryan Tepera on Wednesday from Triple-A Buffalo and optioned switch-pitcher Pat Venditte.

In eight games for the Bisons this year, Tepera allowed seven earned runs in 8 2/3 innings. He appeared in 32 games for the Blue Jays last season, posting a 3.27 ERA in 33 innings.

Venditte appeared in five games for the Blue Jays this season, allowing three runs in 3 2/3 innings.

Quinn Roberts is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.