The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have recalled catcher ERIK KRATZ from Buffalo of the International League (AAA) and have optioned RHP CHAD JENKINS to Buffalo.

KRATZ, 33, has posted a .273 batting average in 12 games this season for the Bisons with four doubles, a home run and five RBI.   In seven games with Toronto this season, the right handed hitter batted .200 (2-10) with a home run and four RBI.