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AL East: Blue Jays sign Joe Smith to 1-year deal

Check out what’s going on in the American League Central.

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The Blue Jays have signed right-hand reliever Joe Smith to a one-year contract. Smith started last season with the Angels before heading over to the Cubs. The 32-year old had a 3.46 ERA in 2016, recording six saves and 40 strikeouts. Smith will be the night cap on Toronto bullpen acquisitions, with the team now leaving spring training to decide on the pecking order. The monetary perimeters of this deal have yet to be released.

Here’s what else is going down in the American League Central: