Blue Jays sign Lopez, Gindle, Fox to minor deals

TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays signed right-hander Wilton Lopez, outfielder Caleb Gindl and infielder Jake Fox to minor league contracts Friday and invited them to major league spring training.

The 31-year-old Lopez is 16-17 with a 3.54 earned-run average in 305 1-3 innings in six major league seasons. He pitched 6 1-3 innings for Colorado last season.

The 26-year-old Gindl appeared in eight games for Milwaukee this year, batting .158 with a .304 on-base percentage.

The 32-year-old Fox split last season between Philadelphia's Double-A and Triple-A affiliates, batting .307 in Triple-A and .308 in Double-A. He last played in the majors with Baltimore in 2011.

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