Rotowire: Dec 12 / 4:59p ET
News: Lopez signed a minor league contract with the Blue Jays on Friday that includes an invite to spring training, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet reports.
Impact: Lopez pitched most of 2014 with Triple-A Colorado Springs, posting a 4.57 ERA and 1.49 WHIP with 35 strikeouts in 43.1 innings. He had a disappointing two seasons in the Rockies organization after a couple good seasons in Houston. Part of the decline could be contributed to playing in the high elevation in Colorado, but he will need to prove himself in spring training to get a shot at a bullpen spot with Toronto, another hitter's ballpark.
StatsLLC: Dec 12 / 12:00a ET
News: The Toronto Blue Jays signed Lopez to a minor league contract Friday.
Impact: The 31-year-old Lopez is 16-17 with a 3.54 earned-run average in 305 1-3 innings in six major league seasons. He pitched 6 1-3 innings for Colorado last season.