The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have claimed 3B BRENT MOREL off waivers from the Chicago White Sox roster.

Morel, 26, appeared in 12 games for the White Sox last season, batting .200 (5-25), while adding a .266 average with six home runs and 54 RBI in 106 games for Charlotte (AAA). A 3rd round selection by the White Sox in 2008, Morel has spent parts of four seasons in the majors, recording a .229 average with 13 home runs and 54 RBI in 194 games.

The Blue Jays now have 40 players on the 40-man roster.