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12/19/12 2:20 PM ET

Blue Jays claim Storey off waivers from Astros

The Blue Jays claimed right-hander Mickey Storey off waivers from the Astros on Wednesday.

Storey made 26 relief appearances in 2012, going 0-1 with a 3.68 ERA in his first big league season. The 6-foot-2, 185-pound righty posted a .237 average against, including a .167 mark against left-handed batters.

He was originally selected by the A's in the 31st round of the 2008 First-Year Player Draft.

The claim caps Toronto's 40-man roster.

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