Blue Jays option Gomes to Las Vegas
The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have optioned infielder YAN GOMES to Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
In 14 games this season, the 24 year old native of Sao Paulo, Brazil has hit .226 with three home runs and eight RBI. This season the 6-2, 215 lb. right-handed hitter became the first Brazilian born player to appear in a Major League game.
Following last night’s game the club announced that LHP AARON LAFFEY and LHP EVAN CRAWFORD had been recalled from Las Vegas and that RHP CHAD BECK had been optioned to Las Vegas.