Jenkins was outrighted to Triple-A on Friday, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet reports. Jenkins cleared waivers after being DFA'd last Saturday. It's likely he will begin the 2016 season at Triple-A Buffalo.
Jenkins was designated for assignment Saturday to make room on the 40-man roster for Gavin Floyd, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportnet reports. Jenkins had been a steady performer out of the bullpen before 2015, averaging a 3.25 ERA and 32.1 innings per year in the three seasons prior. However, a brutal spring and mediocre results last season made the out-of-options reliever expendable. If he manages to clear waivers, he'll likely go back to Triple-A Buffalo.
The Blue Jays recalled Chad Jenkins from Triple-A Buffalo and transfered Devon Travis to the 60-day disabled list on Friday, according to TSN.ca.
The Blue Jays recalled reliever Ryan Tepera from Triple-A Buffalo on Friday. Reliever Chad Jenkins was optioned to Buffalo to clear a roster spot. Jenkins made one appearance for Toronto, allowing one run on two hits and one walk in two innings. He struck out two. Tepera's first appearance will be his MLB debut. He is 1-1 with a 0.57 ERA in 15 2/3 innings for Buffalo. He also has 17 strikeouts.
The Blue Jays announced Sunday they have recalled pitchers Steve Delabar and Chad Jenkins from Triple-A Buffalo while optioning pitchers Miguel Castro and Scott Copeland, per TSN radio. Delabar was 3-0 in 30 games with the Blue Jays last year and was one of the team's last spring training cuts, while Jenkins was 1-1 in 21 appearances. Castro was 0-2 with a 3.27 ERA and four saves this year, while Copeland, who was recalled Saturday, pitched one inning in his major league debut.
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