Report: Blue Jays Sign Omar Vizquel
Omar Vizquel is moving closer to an agreement with the #BlueJays, says agent Adam Katz.—
Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) January 24, 2012
Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 24, 2012
Vizquel, 44, has spent the last two seasons with the Chicago White Sox. In 2011, Vizquel appeared in 58 games, hitting .251 with no home runs and eight RBIs.
Vizquel currently stands at 2,841 hits in his career (.272 career average) and has won 11 Gold Glove awards.
Update (8:09 p.m.) – Vizquel confirmed the deal via his Twitter account, adding that he will be competing for a roster spot.
Thhank y so much for your messages. it is confirm. I ll be with the toronto blue jays in spring training this year to earn a spot—
Omar Vizquel (@VizquelOmar13) January 24, 2012