Found July 06, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Left-hander Jamie Moyer, 49, was released by his third team this season Thursday. Moyer was released by the Toronto Blue Jays, about 10 days after he was released by the Baltimore Orioles. After becoming the oldest pitcher to win a major-league game earlier this season, Moyer had signed a minor-league contract with Toronto and was promised two Class AAA starts. Yet he gave up 10 runs on 17 in 11 innings over two starts with Las Vegas. Moyer, 49, began the season with the Colorado Rockies, for whom he was 2-5 with a 5.70 ERA in 10 starts before he was designated for assignment. He signed a minor-league contract with the Baltimore Orioles June 6 with the agreement that he would make three starts for Class AAA Norfolk and he would either be promoted or released. After his third start, the Orioles offered Moyer another start with Norfolk, but he opted to become a free agent. Moyer went 1-1 with a 1.69 ERA in 16 innings at Norfolk. Moyer, who missed all of last season because...

Blue Jays cut 49-year-old Moyer

Left-hander Jamie Moyer has been released by the Toronto Blue Jays. The 49-year-old Moyer agreed to a minor league deal last month. The Blue Jays said at the time that Moyer would make two starts for Triple-A Las Vegas, then Toronto would decide whether to bring him back to the majors. Moyer gave up seven runs over six innings in his second start on Tuesday, and Toronto announced...

Blue Jays Release Jamie Moyer

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