He struck out just three of the 24 batters he faced and he gave up seven hits, including two home runs.Anderson will face the Tigers at home in his next Toronto start.Anderson posted an 8.18 ERA over six starts with the Cubs this season and missed significant time with a back injury.The 29-year-old hasn't been healthy or effective for a couple years now, but he's worth a shot with the Blue Jays hurting for rotation help.Anderson is now off the Cubs' 40-man roster and will probably soon become a free agent.
All of the damage against him came on a two-run single by Jorge Polanco in the fifth inning.
Anderson has dealt with a blister on his left index finger in each of his last two starts, but it's apparently not bad enough to keep him from taking his final turn.
He made it through the first inning giving up just one run but got thoroughly pummeled in the second.
His stint with the Blue Jays went well for four starts but hit a brick wall today.
For the season he is 3-4 with a 7.15 ERA and 1.81 WHIP in 45 1/3 innings.