Randy Wolf is 38-years-old and has he not been an impactful starter since 2012, but the Blue Jays need any arm they can get. Desperate for arms after the loss of Marcus Stroman, Wolf has signed a minor league deal with Toronto. He will look to prove his worth and get back to pitching at the big league level.
Though he never gets credit for it, Wolf was one of the biggest pieces of the 2011 Milwaukee Brewers October run. That season he started in 33 games, going 13-10 with a 3.69 ERA as the teams fifth starter. He also came through with a big win against the St. Louis Cardinals in his only start in the National League Championship Series.
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Since that season he has had a big drop-off in production. He went 3-10 with a 5.74 ERA before his August release as a Brewer. After missing all of 2013, he saw limited action as a Miami Marlin last season going 1-3 in six appearances (four starts).
With declining numbers as he heads into the twilight of his career, Wolf is a long-shot to ever pitch in Toronto, but if more injuries happen he could be a solid spot starter if needed. I wish him the best of luck as he works to get back to the big leagues this season.