The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have selected the contracts of RHP SHAWN HILL and RHP BOBBY KORECKY to the Major League Roster. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Blue Jays have transferred LHP JA HAPP to the 60-day disabled list.
HILL, 31, started 15 games for the Las Vegas 51s in 2012 posting a record of 9-2 with a 4.52 ERA. The Mississauga, ON native started four games for the Blue Jays in 2010 posting a 1-2 record with a 2.61 ERA. In parts of six seasons in the Major Leagues the 6-2, 225lb. right-handed pitcher has a 9-18 record with a 4.74 ERA in 44 starts while pitching for Montreal (2004), Washington (2006-2008), San Diego (2009) and Toronto (2010).
KORECKY, 32, appeared in 42 games for Las Vegas in 2012 with two starts and posted a 3-4 record with a 3.44 ERA. The 5-11, 185lb. right-handed pitcher has appeared in 21 Major League games posting a 2-0 record with a 6.85 ERA. Those appearances, for the Hillside, New Jersey native, came as a member of the Minnesota Twins (2008) and the Arizona Diamondbacks (2009).
Both players are expected in Baltimore for the doubleheader today.