Blue Jays select contract of Canadian Richmond



    TORONTO, July 28 /CNW/ - The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have selected the contract
of RHP SCOTT RICHMOND from Syracuse (AAA) of the International League. LHP
BRIAN TALLET will be placed on the 15-day disabled list with a non-displaced
spiral fracture of his small right toe.
    RICHMOND, 28, has made five starts for the Syracuse Chiefs, posting a 0-2
record with a 2.53 ERA. He has limited opponents to a .210 (25-119) average,
while walking only six and striking out 31 in his 35 innings. In 19 starts for
New Hampshire (AA) of the Eastern League, he was 5-8 with a 4.92 ERA.
    The native of North Vancouver, British Columbia was signed this past
off-season as a non-drafted free agent after pitching three seasons in the
Independent League for Edmonton. RICHMOND will be the 14th Canadian to appear
in a Blue Jays uniform at the major league level.
    TALLET, 30, will be placed on the 15-day disabled list with a
non-displaced spiral fracture of his small right toe. He has appeared in 37
games this season, posting a 0-1 record with a 3.03 ERA.
    To make room on the 40-man roster, 2B AARON HILL will be transferred to
the 60-day disabled list.





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