TORONTO (AP) -- The Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to terms with infielder Andy LaRoche on a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training.
LaRoche appeared in 96 games for the Triple-A teams of the Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox last season, batting .251 with 20 doubles, 12 home runs and 41 RBIs.
The right-handed hitter has played in 403 big league games for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates and Oakland Athletics. He has a career average of .226 with 22 home runs and 133 RBIs over five seasons.
The Blue Jays also announced Wednesday that right-hander Sam Dyson has been claimed off waivers by Miami.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
How did a photographer get an inside view of a bear's mouth? (Video)
How much did a painting of a topless "Golden Girl" fetch?
An NFL player relieves himself of his feelings toward the IRS.
Emma Watson revels in her post-"Potter" freedom at Cannes.