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Jays get Getz with minor league deal
Infielder has 449 games of MLB experience
01/16/2014 4:39 PM ET
Getz played with Kansas City from 2010 to 2013.
Getz played with Kansas City from 2010 to 2013. 

The Toronto Blue Jays today announced that they signed INF CHRIS GETZ to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training.

GETZ, 30, spent most of last season with the Kansas City Royals and hit .220 (46-209) with six doubles, a home run, 18 RBI and 20 stolen bases in 78 games. He also played 19 games with KC's Triple-A affiliate in Omaha from late June to early August and hit .310 (26-84) with a home run and 10 RBI.

Getz is a veteran of 449 major league games with the White Sox (2008-2009) and the Royals (2010-2013) with a .251 batting average, 63 extra base hits and 87 stolen bases. He was a 2008 mid-season and post-season International League All-Star with Charlotte, hitting .302 (122-404) with 24 doubles, 11 home runs, 52 RBI and 11 stolen bases in 111 games with the Knights.


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