Tyler Radecki
Tuesday January 24th, 2012

Shortstop Omar Vizquel will sign with the Toronto Blue Jays, his agent told ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick. FOX's Ken Rosenthal confirmed the agreement, reporting it was a one-year contract.

[tweet https://twitter.com/jcrasnick/status/161603881653125120 align='center']

[tweet https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/161607693235257344 align='center']

Vizquel, 44, has spent the last two seasons with the Chicago White Sox. In 2011, Vizquel appeared in 58 games, hitting .251 with no home runs and eight RBIs.

Vizquel currently stands at 2,841 hits in his career (.272 career average) and has won 11 Gold Glove awards.

Update (8:09 p.m.) - Vizquel confirmed the deal via his Twitter account, adding that he will be competing for a roster spot. [tweet https://twitter.com/VizquelOmar13/status/161614961729220610 align='center']

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