Clemens, 25, began the 2019 season in double-A New Hampshire but was demoted to single-A+ Dunedin in May and finished the season there. He hit .191/.283/.310 in 434 plate appearances last season with 10 home runs and 45 RBIs.
On May 30, Sportsnet’s Ben Nicholson-Smith reported that the Blue Jays had released 29 minor-league players as the fate of the minor-league season hangs in the balance due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cooper reported the names of 26 players:
1B: Christian Williams, Jake Brodt, Kacy Clemens, Pedro Hurtado
3B: Jesus Navarro, Jose Zepeda
SS: Gustavo Gutierrez
C: Francisco Ruiz, Junior Ramos
OF: D.J. Daniels, Yeison Jimenez, Aldo Ovando, Hunter Steinmetz
LHP: Juan Diaz, Junior A. Guzman, Warnel Valdez,
RHP: Brayan Aquino, Joneivy Polonia, Jorman Gonzalez, Juan Acosta, Juan Martinez, Miguel Olivo, Ronald Govea, Santos Moreno, Turner Larkins, Yunior Hinojosa