Houston Astros acquire pitcher from Blue Jays

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Astros acquire pitcher from the Toronto Blue Jays. (KTRK)

The Houston Astros have agreed to a deal to bring pitcher Francisco Liriano from the Toronto Blue Jays, a source confirmed to ESPN.

Liriano will be a reliever for the Astros. Nori Aoki and Teoscar Hernandez are headed to Toronto in return for Liriano.

Liriano is from the Dominican Republic with 11 years of experience playing baseball.

He has been with the Blue Jays since 2016. He finished 2-2 with a 2.92 ERA in 10 appearances last year.

The left-hander was in the final year of his contract.

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