Worth noting

Worth noting

• Third baseman Andy LaRoche cleared waivers on Thursday afternoon and has been outrighted to Triple-A Buffalo. LaRoche was designated for assignment on Tuesday after appearing in just one game for Toronto and going hitless in four at-bats.

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