TORONTO – The Blue Jays have reportedly struck a deal with free agent catcher Dioner Navarro.
FoxSports.com reports that the former Cub has agreed to a two-year deal worth US$8 million pending a physical.
The 29-year-old hit .300 with a career-high 13 home runs in 89 games for the Cubs last season.
The 10-year veteran from Venezuela has also played for the Rays, Yankees, Dodgers and Reds.
He has a career .251 batting average with 54 home runs and 243 RBIs.
The reported acquisition raises questions about the future of incumbent catcher J.P. Arencibia.