January 29, 2016

TORONTO (AP) Maicer Izturis has agreed to a minor league contract to stay with the Toronto Blue Jays.

The 35-year-old has not appeared in a MLB game since April 13, 2014, while recovering from left knee surgery in 2014 and shoulder surgery in 2015.

A switch hitter, Izturis has a .269 career big league batting average with 39 homers and 334 RBIs with Montreal (2004), the Los Angeles Angels (2005-12) and Toronto (2013-14).

Toronto announced the agreement Friday. Izturis will report to big league spring training.

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