The Toronto Blue Jays today announced that they have recalled RHP BRAD LINCOLN from the Buffalo Bisons. With the roster room, the Bisons have activated RHP CLINT EVERTS off the disabled list of the Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
The Bisons also announced that RHP MIGUEL BATISTA has been placed on the disabled list, retroactive to April 22.
Lincoln appeared in five games for the Bisons and 1-0 with a 4.50 ERA in eight innings of work. He struck out 10 batters to only three walks and held opponents to a .231 batting average. Buffalo was 4-1 in games Lincoln appeared in.
Everts, 28, has yet to pitch in a game in 2013. Last year, the righty was 3-2 with a 3.10 ERA and two saves in 37 relief appearances for Toronto's Triple-A club in Las Vegas. He struck out 53 and allowed 53 hits in 61.0 innings of work. He also made 12 appearances with New Hampshire in 2012, going 2-1 with a 4.19 ERA.
Originally a 1st round draft pick (5th overall) of the Montreal Expos in 2002, Everts is a veteran of 330 minor league games with a 41-44 record and a 4.02 ERA.
Batista was 1-0 with a 4.00 ERA in three starts with the Bisons.