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The Toronto Blue Jays have re-signed outfielder Colby Rasmus to a one-year deal. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (Mark Blinch/Reuters)
The Toronto Blue Jays have re-signed outfielder Colby Rasmus to a one-year deal. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (Mark Blinch/Reuters)

Jays, Colby Rasmus avoid arbitration Add to ...

The Toronto Blue Jays have avoided arbitration with Colby Rasmus, signing the outfielder to a one-year deal worth $2.7-million (U.S.) on Sunday.

Toronto acquired the 25-year-old from the St. Louis Cardinals in a multi-player trade July 27.

Rasmus appeared in a combined 129 games last season, posting a .225 average with 14 home runs and 53 RBIs.

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In 420 career games, Rasmus has a .251 average with 53 homers and 171 RBIs.

Toronto now has five arbitration eligible players remaining: Ben Francisco, Casey Janssen, Brandon Morrow, Kelly Johnson and Carlos Villanueva.

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