The Indians made another waiver claim on today, acquiring first baseman Mike McDade from the Blue Jays.
Last season, McDade, 23, played at Double-A New Hampshire and Triple-A Las Vegas. He batted .275 with 15 home runs and 49 RBI in 100 games at New Hampshire before being promoted to Las Vegas, where he batted .338 with two homers and 18 RBI in 18 games.
McDade wss the Jays’ sixth-round pick in the 2007 draft. To make room on the 40 man roster or him, left-hander Chris Seddon was designated for assignment.