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Blue Jays release Teahen

The Toronto Blue Jays have released infielder Mark Teahen.

Teahen was acquired from the Chicago White Sox on July 27 along with pitcher Edwin Jackson in exchange for pitchers Jason Frasor and Zach Stewart.

The left-handed hitter combined to hit .200 with four homers and 14 RBI in 78 games for the White Sox and Blue Jays in 2011.

The 30-year-old Teahen has appeared in 831 career games with the Royals, White Sox and Blue Jays, posting a .264 batting average with 67 home runs and 332 RBI.