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In this May 27, 2012, Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Jesse Chavez delivers to the Texas Rangers in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Tex. (Associated Press)

In this May 27, 2012, Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Jesse Chavez delivers to the Texas Rangers in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Tex.

(Associated Press)

Blue Jays trade Jesse Chavez to Oakland Athletics Add to ...

The Toronto Blue Jays have traded right-hander Jesse Chavez to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for cash.

The move was announced Friday before Toronto’s game against the Orioles in Baltimore.

The 29-year-old Chavez split this season between Toronto and Triple-A Las Vegas, appearing in nine games — two starts — for the Jays and posting a 1-1 record with an 8.44 ERA.

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He’s has a career record of 7-11 in 152 MLB games with an ERA of 5.74 while pitching for Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Kansas City and Toronto, which claimed him on waivers on Oct. 21, 2011.

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