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The Toronto Blue Jays have designated right-hander Cory Wade, infielder Mike McCoy and first baseman Mike McDade for assignment.
Blue Jays select contracts of Ryan Goins, A.J. Jimenez. Mike McDade, Mike McCoy, Cory Wade designated for assignment atmlb.com/QsFkPM— Blue Jays-Official(@BlueJays) November 20, 2012
McDade has spent six seasons in the Blue Jays’ minor league system. Over that span he’s hit at a clip of .265/.323/.420. Last season he hit .285/.360/.445 with 19 doubles and 17 home runs over 449 at-bats between Double- and Triple-A.
McCoy has spent the past three seasons playing between the minors and majors for the Blue Jays. The 31-year-old owns a line of .190/.273/.256 over parts of four seasons at the major league level.
Wade appeared in 39 games for the New York Yankees last season, posting an ERA of 6.46. The 29-year-old was far more effective for New York in 2011 (2.04 ERA over 40 appearances).