Blue Jays claim Canadian INF Bowman from Mets
The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed third baseman Shawn Bowman on
waivers from the New York Mets.
Bowman is a 25-year-old native of British Columbia. He spent
last season with Binghamton of the Eastern League and hit .294 with
nine home runs and 44 RBIs.
Bowman played in 12 spring training games for the Mets this year
before being designated for assignment. He was a member of the
Canadian team at the 2009 World Baseball Classic but did not appear
in a game.
The Blue Jays optioned his contract to Triple-A Las Vegas on