Blue Jays claim reliever Drake

 The Toronto Blue Jays claimed reliever Oliver Drake off waivers on Thursday.

The Toronto Blue Jays claimed reliever Oliver Drake off waivers on Thursday.

July 26, 2018

Official Toronto Blue Jays Press Release

The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed RHP Oliver Drake on waivers from the Los Angeles Angels. He will report to the Blue Jays' major league roster.

Drake, 31, is 1-1 with a 7.01 ERA in 23 games for the Milwaukee Brewers, Cleveland Indians and Los Angeles Angels this season. The 6-4, 215 lb. right-handed pitcher has pitched 25 2/3 innings this season, allowing 36 hits with 10 walks and 27 strikeouts. The native of Worcester, Mass., owns a career record of 5-6 and a 4.84 ERA in 114 games for Baltimore, Milwaukee, Cleveland and Los Angeles Angels (2015-2018).