Blue Jays claim Burres



    TORONTO, Feb. 4 /CNW/ - The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have claimed LHP BRIAN
BURRES off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.
    BURRES, 28, posted a 7-10 record with a 6.04 ERA in 31 games (22 starts)
for the Baltimore Orioles this past season. The 6-1, 175 lb lefthander has
spent all three seasons of his major league career with the Orioles, recording
a 13-18 mark, with a 5.88 ERA. The Oregon City, Oregon native is 44-27 with a
3.26 ERA over parts of eight minor league seasons, all in the Baltimore
system.
    To make room on the 40-man roster C CURTIS THIGPEN has been designated
for assignment.





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