Blue Jays acquire Refsnyder from Yankees for minor-leaguer McBroom

The Blue Jays have acquired Rob Refsnyder from the Yankees. (Seth Wenig/AP)

TORONTO – Utility player Rob Refsnyder was acquired by the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon in a trade with the New York Yankees.

First baseman Ryan McBroom was sent to New York in return.

Refsnyder is hitting .135 with two stolen bases in 37 at bats this season with the Yankees. He’s a career .241 hitter with two home runs over three seasons.

He will report to triple-A Buffalo.

McBroom hasn’t played a game in the majors yet. He is hitting .243 with 12 home runs in 96 games with double-A New Hampshire this season.

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