Chavez Traded to the Toronto Blue Jays

Jesse Chavez is headed to the Great White North…

The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired the 32-year-old Latino pitcher from the Oakland Athletics for fellow pitcher Liam Hendriks.

Jesse Chavez

Chavez has spent the past two seasons as a swingman with the A’s and went 7-15 with a 4.18 ERA in 30 games this year, including 26 starts.

The righty made nine appearances with Toronto in 2012 and had an 8.44 ERA before being acquired by Oakland for cash. Chavez is eligible for arbitration this winter and can become a free agent after the 2016 season.

Chavez has previously played in MLB for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Atlanta Braves, Kansas City Royals and the Oakland Athletics.