Blue Jays Recall LHP Aaron Laffey

The Toronto Blue Jays have recalled LHP Aaron Laffey from Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League (AAA) and have optioned RHP Chad Beck to Las Vegas.  

Laffey, 27, has made nine starts for Las Vegas this season and is 2-5 with a 4.88 ERA.  The 6-0, 200 lb. left-handed pitcher has a 2-1 record in his last four starts with the 51s posting a 2.70 ERA.  Laffey was also with Toronto from April 9th to 14th but did not appear in a game.  The Cumberland, Maryland native has a career record of 21-23 with one save and a 4.34 ERA in 126 games, 49 starts, over parts of five Major League seasons.

Beck, 27, returns to Las Vegas, one day after being recalled to Toronto on May 27.  The 6-4, 251 lb. right-handed pitcher has made 19 appearances with Las Vegas this season and is 1-0 with seven saves while posting a 1.31 ERA.