Blue Jays sign Chris Heisey to minor-league deal

Chris Heisey hit .155/.269/.259 with two home runs in 17 games with triple-A Buffalo. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays have signed outfielder Chris Heisey to a minor-league deal and will assess him at triple-A Buffalo.

Heisey, 30, was recently released by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

In 17 games this season, the right-handed batter has four hits and eight walks in 34 plate appearances. A good defender, he has experience at all three outfield spots.

The Blue Jays have been on the lookout for another outfielder since the deadline has passed. They’re carrying a short bench with an eight-man bullpen right now.

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