April 29, 2013 7:08 PM
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Blue Jays pitcher Aaron Laffey has chosen to become a free agent rather than report to the minor leagues.
The team announced the decision Monday.
Laffey was claimed off waivers from the Mets last Tuesday. The 28-year-old lefty made one start for Toronto, and was wild in a no-decision Friday night against the Yankees.
Laffey pitched for Toronto last year.
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