Found April 23, 2013 on FF Locker Room:
MLB News: The Toronto Blue Jays claimed left hander Aaron Laffey off of waivers from the New York Mets on Tuesday. He is expected to pich long relief. Fantasy Ramifications: Laffey holds no fantasy value in 2013. The post Toronto Blue Jays Claim Pitcher Aaron Laffey From New York Mets appeared first on FFLockerRoom | NFL - MLB News | Fantasy Sports Advice | Sports Talk.
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