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The Blue Jays have claimed right-handed reliever Cole Kimball on waivers from the Washington Nationals. The 26 year-old made his major league debut with Washington this season but tore the labrum of his shoulder in July.Cole Kimball posted an ERA of 1.93 and a WHIP of 1.357 in 14 innings with the Nationals in 2011.
Cole Kimball was drafted by Washington in the 12th round of the 2006 amateur draft out of Centenary College in New Jersey. The 6-foot-3, 225 pound Brooklyn native made his pro debut later that year with Vermont. He had trouble throwing strikes with a strikeout-walk total of 28-24 in 34 innings as he went 1-4 with a 5.82 earned run average. After getting a handful of starts in 2006, the Nationals made Kimball a full-time starter in 2007 with Vermont. He finished that season at 3-6 with a 4.20 earned and he increased his strikeout rate to 10.1 every nine innings. On the negative side, he walked 6.4 batters per nine. He spent 2008 in Hagerstown that saw him struggle w...
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