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11/08/2012 2:08 PM ET

Royals trade pitcher Jeremy Jeffress to Blue Jays for cash considerations

The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has traded right-handed pitcher Jeremy Jeffress to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for cash considerations. 

Jeffress, 25, was designated for assignment on November 2.  The right-hander was 0-0 with a 6.75 ERA in 13 relief appearances for the Royals in 2012.

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