Blue Jays call up Lawrence, option Thornton, and claim Peacock from Royals

Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Casey Lawrence throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, April 22, 2017. (Chris Carlson/AP)

The Toronto Blue Jays made some moves on Wednesday, recalling right-handed pitcher Casey Lawrence from Triple-A Buffalo, while sending fellow righty Trent Thornton the other way.

The Blue Jays followed that move up by claiming pitcher Matt Peacock off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.

The right-handed Peacock has an ERA of 5.40 over 10 innings in nine appearances this season and a WHIP of 1.60.

When submitting content, please abide by our  submission guidelines, and avoid posting profanity, personal attacks or harassment. Should you violate our submissions guidelines, we reserve the right to remove your comments and block your account. Sportsnet reserves the right to close a story’s comment section at any time.
We use cookies to improve your experience. Learn More or change your cookie preferences. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the use of cookies.