Blue Jays sign Adam Loewen

    TORONTO, Oct. 24 /CNW/ - The TORONTO BLUE JAYS announce they have signed
1B/OF ADAM LOEWEN to a minor league contract.
    LOEWEN, a former pitcher, will be making the transformation to position
player after suffering recurring stress fractures in his pitching elbow the
last two seasons. The 6'5", 235 lb. left-handed hitter is the highest Canadian
player drafted, selected by the Baltimore Orioles 4th overall in the 2002
draft. A native of Surrey. British Columbia, the 24-year old spent parts of
the last three seasons with Baltimore as a pitcher. In 2006, he started for
Canada against the United States in the first round of the World Baseball
Classic, tossing 3 2/3 shutout innings, and earning the win in an 8-6 victory.

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