John Axford drawing interest from four teams, including the Blue Jays

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Free agent reliever John Axford has interest from four teams, one of which is the Blue Jays, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Axford hails from Ontario, Canada so a deal with the Jays would be a homecoming of sorts.

Axford, 31, spent most of his 2014 season with the Indians. He struggled early and was removed from the closer’s role in May. In August, the¬†Pirates selected him off waivers. Overall, Axford finished with a 3.95 ERA and a 63/36 K/BB ratio in 54 2/3 innings.