ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Toronto Blue Jays acquired infielder Aledmys Diaz from the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday in exchange for minor league outfielder J.B. Woodman.

Diaz was an All-Star as a breakout rookie in 2016 but slumped throughout last season, batting .259 with seven homers in 79 games.

The 27-year-old Cuban is primarily a shortstop but has also played second base, third base and left field.

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He is likely to serve as depth behind shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and second baseman Devon Travis.

Woodman was Toronto's second-round pick in the 2016 draft out of the University of Mississippi.

The 23-year-old hit .240 with seven homers and four steals in the Class A Midwest League this year. MLB.com rated him as the Blue Jays' 28th best prospect.

Toronto also non-tendered infielder Ryan Goins and right-hander Tom Koehler.

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