Blue Jays acquire pitcher Jason Adam from Royals for cash considerations

Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Jason Adam makes his major league debut as he throws to the Detroit Tigers in the ninth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, May 5, 2018. (Colin E. Braley/AP)

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays acquired right-hander Jason Adam from the Kansas City Royals on Sunday for cash considerations.

Adam, 27, had a 6.12 earned-run average in 32.1 innings pitched last season with the Royals. He also had 37 strikeouts and 15 walks.

Over six minor-league campaigns, the six-foot-four, 225-pound pitcher has a 4.28 ERA and 485 strikeouts over 566 innings pitched.

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