The Blue Jays have added some more closer depth to their already growing bullpen, as the club announced Monday that they have come to an agreement with former Twins closer Jon Rauch on a one-year contract worth $3.5 million. The deal also includes a club option for 2012 that will see the hurler earn $3.75 million.

Having already signed relievers Carlos Villanueva and Octavio Dotel, the Jays added quite possibly the most imposing presence on a pitching mound since Randy Johnson.

Coming in at 6’11” and 290 pounds, Rauch is easily the largest Blue Jay, and for the record, would be the most intimidating presence on the Toronto Raptors.

The Jays lost out on Brian Fuentes and Rafael Soriano, so they still managed to pick up quite the pitcher to help fill the voids left by closer Kevin Gregg and set-up man Scott Downs.

The 32-year-old posted a 3-1 record with the Minnesota Twins last season.  He also recorded a career-high 21 saves and a 3.12 ERA.

The right-hander has spent eight seasons in the major leagues with the Chicago White Sox, Montreal, Washington, Arizona and Minnesota.

Judging by the value of Rafael Soriano and his set-up man contract of nearly $12 million a season, the Jays getting two semi-legit closing options for half the price seems like another “Walmart” like deal for Alex Anthopolous.

This offseason Anthopolous has been shopping at Walmart compared to other GMs who have clearly went with the more expensive Best Buy option. Right now, it’s anyone’s guess who this will all turn out for the Blue Jays GM.

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