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Today's Blue Jays News: Trades, Lineup, Injury Report, Price's First Start

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If you are having trouble keeping track of this swarm of Blue Jays news, this is the post for you.

First, the Blue Jays acquired Mark Lowe from Seattle in exchange for three left-handed pitchers:

Mark Lowe is a 32 year old right-handed reliever and is having an exceptional season. He broke out this year after signing a minor league contract with the Mariners, and currently posts a 1.00 ERA, 1.83 FIP, & 2.40 xFIP. As per Fangraphs, he throws a 95 mph fastball and 86 mph slider. He has been excellent against both lefties and righties this season, so he figures to become a major part of Toronto's bullpen.

Jacob Brentz and Nick Wells, 20 and 19 respectively, were both pitching in rookie ball. Scouting reports from last March can be found here from Kiley McDaniel of Fangraphs. To find them quickly, they ranked 28th and 33rd respectively.

Rob Rasmussen, 26, had been pitching in AAA out of the bullpen. He posted a 2.36 ERA and 3.01 FIP this season, but only pitched one inning for the major league team in 2015.

The Blue Jays also acquired Ben Revere from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for right-handers Alberto Tirado and Jimmy Cordero.

Additionally, it sounds like Revere will platoon in LF and hit towards the bottom of the order:

Revere, 27, will be controllable for the next two seasons and makes $4.1 million this year. He consistently posts high batting averages, but does not have a high walk rate or much power. He posted 2.1 WAR last season, so he seems to be a solid regular.

Tirado, 20, ranked 17th on Kiley's list. He displays strong velocity and a filthy slider, but has issues limiting walks. He has pitched out of the bullpen this season for A+ Dunedin.

Cordero, 23, is a right-handed reliever known for topping 100 mph. He was pitching for AA New Hampshire where he posted a 3.8 FIP.

There was also a minor trade made today, as Felix Doubront was dealt to Oakland for cash:

In other news, Devon Travis has been placed on the 15-day disabled list:

Edwin Encarnacion is back in the lineup tonight against the Royals:

Finally, John Gibbons says that David Price will start on Monday against the Twins: