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Blue Jays acquire Wilmer Font from Mets

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The Blue Jays have picked up Wilmer Font from the Mets for cash (or cash considerations).

Font is a 29-year old, right-handed pitcher. He’s pitched parts of 5 seasons in the majors. In 52 games, 8 starts, he has a 6.00 ERA. In 96 innings he’s allowed 98 hits, 24 home runs (24 home runs in 96 innings??), 44 walks and 82 strikeouts.

This year he has split time between the Rays and the Mets, pitching in 25 games, 3 starts. He has a 5.20 ERA. In 45 innings he’s allowed 44 hits, 10 homers, 18 walks with 42 strikeouts.

FanGraphs says he averaged 94.4 MPH on his fastball this year and has a slider, change and curve.