Blue Jays sign Joe Smith

DUNEDIN, Fla.- The Toronto Blue Jays signed right-hand reliever Joe Smith to a one-year contract after reaching a deal Tuesday morning.

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Smith’s deal comes with a promised $3 million base salary and $500 thousand in performance bonuses.

Smith, 33, most recently played with the Chicago Cubs after being traded by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in August. After the 2016 season, Smith had a combined record of 1-4 and 3.82 ERA.This contract with Smith comes immediately after the one-year deal signed with lefty J.P. Howell on Tuesday.

Natalie BeCoats

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