Blue Jays add pitcher Luis Santos, DFA Nick Tepesch

Toronto Blue Jays' Nick Tepesch gets taken out of the game by manager John Gibbons, left, as Raffy Lopez, right, and Josh Donaldson stand on the mound in a break in play against the New York Yankees during the fifth inning of MLB baseball action in Toronto, Ont., Wednesday August 9, 2017. (Mark Blinch/CP)

The Toronto Blue Jays have selected the contract of minor-league pitcher Luis Santos, while fellow hurler Nick Tepesch has been designated for assignment.

Santos, 26, has never pitched in the big-leagues. He split the 2017 season with double-A New Hampshire and triple-A Buffalo. He went 3-13 with a 4.16 ERA, while posting 102 strikeouts and 47 walks in 114.2 innings.

Tepesch, 28, made three starts with the Blue Jays since being acquired from Minnesota. He went 1-1 with a 5.14 ERA in 14 innings with Toronto.

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