Blue Jays claim Smoak

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have claimed IB JUSTIN SMOAK off waivers from the Seattle Mariners.
 
SMOAK, 27, appeared in 80 games for the Mariners last season batting .202 with seven home runs and 30 RBI. The former 1st round pick (11th overall) of the Texas Rangers in 2008 has spent parts five seasons in the Major Leagues producing a .224 average with 74 home runs in 566 games, with all but 70 games (TEX) coming in a Seattle uniform.