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Blue Jays claim Junior Lake

Blue Jays claim Junior Lake

The Orioles announced Friday that outfielder Junior Lake was claimed by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

Lake, 25, was removed from the roster last week when the Orioles claimed reliever Edgar Olmos from the Chicago Cubs

The Orioles acquired Lake in a deal with the Cubs for reliever Tommy Hunter on July 31.

Lake was 3-for-22 (.136 average) in eight games with the Orioles. In his career, he has hit .237 in 201 major league games.