Following last night's game the TORONTO BLUE JAYS designated RHP JEREMY JEFFRESS for assignment and today have purchased the contract of RHP MARCUS WALDEN from the Buffalo Bisons of the International League (AAA).

WALDEN, 25, has made one appearance with the Bisons this season pitching a scoreless inning. Last season the 6-0, 195lb. right-handed pitcher made 26 starts for the New Hampshire Fisher Cats of the Eastern League (AA) posting a 6-14 record with a 3.71 ERA.