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John Axford | Relief Pitcher | #72

Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Age / DOB:  (34) / 4/1/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Canisius
Drafted: 2006 / UDFA / NYY
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Blue Jays signed RHP John Axford to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic was first to report the deal and Shi Davidi of Sportsnet says it's a minor league contract. Axford flamed out with the A's last season, posting a 6.43 ERA across 22 appearances before being released in August. The Canadian will turn 35 shortly after Opening Day and will get a chance to play in his native country for the first time. Feb 8 - 8:55 PM

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Career Stats
YearTMGGSWLSVHOLDIPHRERBBKCGSHOERAWHIP
2009MLW7000107.253369003.521.43
2010MLW50082243584217162776002.481.19
2011MLW7402246073.25919162586001.951.14
2012MLW7505835369.16142363993004.671.44
2013STL75077019657332292665004.021.52
2014PIT6202410254.24326243663003.951.45
2015COL6004525255.25627263262004.201.58
2016OAK6806431565.26530293060003.971.45
2017OAK2200101212716151721006.432.10
Career Totals:4930343314445470.2431212194238535003.741.43

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Russell Martin
2Luke Maile
3Danny Jansen
4Reese McGuire
1B1Justin Smoak
2B1Devon Travis
2Yangervis Solarte
SS1Troy Tulowitzki
2Aledmys Diaz
3Richard Urena
3B1Josh Donaldson
LF1Curtis Granderson
2Steve Pearce
3Teoscar Hernandez
4Ezequiel Carrera
CF1Kevin Pillar
2Dalton Pompey
RF1Randal Grichuk
DH1Kendrys Morales
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Marco Estrada
2Aaron Sanchez
3Marcus Stroman
4J.A. Happ
5Joe Biagini
6Deck McGuire
7Thomas Pannone
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Roberto Osuna
2Danny Barnes
3Ryan Tepera
4Aaron Loup
5Carlos Ramirez
6Matt Dermody
7Tim Mayza
8Al Alburquerque
9Luis Santos
10Rhiner Cruz
11Jake Petricka
12John Axford
13Craig Breslow
14Matt Tracy