Toronto acquires P Valdes from Astros

The Sports NetworkMay 19, 2014 

Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - The Toronto Blue Jays acquired pitcher Raul Valdes from the Houston Astros on Monday.

In exchange for the 36-year-old lefty, the Blue Jays will send Houston a player to be named later or cash.

Valdes appeared in eight games out of the bullpen for Houston and gave up five runs in 3 2/3 innings of work.

Over five seasons with the Mets, Yankees, Cardinals, Phillies and Astros, the Cuba native is 7-7 with a 5.13 earned run average in 103 games, including three starts.

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