August 12, 2019 2:31 pm
Updated: August 12, 2019 2:32 pm

Reds claim Galvis off waivers from Blue Jays

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TORONTO – The Cincinnati Reds have claimed infielder Freddy Galvis off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.

The 29-year-old Galvis has hit .267 with 24 doubles, 18 home runs and 54 runs batted in over 115 games this season.

The five-foot-10, 185-pound switch-hitter was signed by the Blue Jays on Jan. 29 to a one-year deal with a club option for 2020.

The Punto Fijo, Venezuela native has a career batting average of .248 with 83 home runs, 354 RBIs and 55 stolen bases across 919 games with Philadelphia, San Diego and Toronto.

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