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Blue Jays, Rick Vandenhurk Agree to Deal

TORONTO, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 10:  Rick VandenHurk #54 of the Baltimore Orioles delivers a pitch during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays September 10, 2011 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Brad White/Getty Images)
TORONTO, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 10: Rick VandenHurk #54 of the Baltimore Orioles delivers a pitch during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays September 10, 2011 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Brad White/Getty Images)
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The Toronto Blue Jays have signed right-handed pitcher Rick Vandenhurk to a non-guaranteed split Major League contract, according to the team. Vandenhurk was released by the Baltimore Orioles to make room for Wilson Betemit.

Vanenhurk, 26, enters his 6th season as a pro. He spent three-plus seasons with the Marlins, and was with the Baltimore Orioles 2010-2011. Vandenhurk has a career 5.97 ERA, with a 4.7 BB/9 and a 8.8 K/9.