BUFFALO, NEW YORK – AUGUST 25: Travis Bergen #79 of the Toronto Blue Jays pitches during the seventh inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Sahlen Field on August 25, 2020 in Buffalo, New York. The Blue Jays are the home team and are playing their home games in Buffalo due to the Canadian government’s policy on coronavirus (COVID-19). (Photo by Bryan M. Bennett/Getty Images)
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The Toronto Blue Jays have reportedly acquired pitcher Travis Bergen from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for cash considerations. In order to free up a spot on the 40-man roster, the Blue Jays shifted Patrick Murphy to the injured reserve.
This will be Bergen’s third stint with the Blue Jays since the team selected him in the 7th round of the 2015 amateur draft. Bergen was plucked from Toronto in the 2018 Rule-5 Draft by the San Francisco Giants. The right hander would make his MLB debut for the Giants and appear in 21 games before he was returned to the Jays at the end of August.
Bergen would make one appearance for the Jays in 2020 before he was shipped to the Diamondbacks in exchange for pitcher Robbie Ray. The Diamondbacks designated the 27-year old for assignment two days ago leading to this…