Edwin Jackson set to play for record 14th team

Proper-hander Edwin Jackson is on monitor to set an MLB document by taking part in for his 14th group after being traded to the Toronto Blue Jays.

The Blue Jays acquired Jackson from the Oakland Athletics for money concerns, the groups introduced Saturday.

If Jackson known as as much as the main league roster, he would break a tie with Octavio Dotel for essentially the most franchises performed for in MLB historical past. Jackson had been pitching in Triple-A earlier than the commerce.

Edwin Jackson’s first sport with the Blue Jays would set a serious league document. Orlando Ramirez/USA TODAY Sports activities

The Blue Jays have 4 beginning pitchers on the injured checklist, together with right-handers Clay Buchholz (shoulder) and Matt Shoemaker (out for the season after knee surgical procedure) and left-handers Ryan Borucki (elbow) and Clayton Richard (proper knee).

Jackson beforehand spent lower than a day with the Blue Jays in 2011, being traded twice on July 27 that 12 months from the Chicago White Sox to Toronto after which to the St. Louis Cardinals.

He broke in with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2003 and pitched for Tampa Bay, Detroit, the White Sox, Arizona, St. Louis, Washington, the Cubs, Atlanta, San Diego, Miami, Baltimore and Oakland.

A 16-year veteran who has but to pitch this season, Jackson went 6-Three with a Three.33 ERA in 17 begins for the Athletics final season.

The Related Press contributed to this report.