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Jun 6, 2021; Buffalo, New York, USA; Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Joel Payamps (54) throws a pitch during the eighth inning against the Houston Astros at Sahlen Field. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

The Kansas City Royals are sending cash considerations to the Toronto Blue Jays for pitcher Joel Payamps, the team announced Wednesday.

Payamps has been assigned to Triple-A Omaha.

The 27-year-old right-hander was 0-2 with a 2.70 ERA in 22 games (30 innings) with Toronto this season. He also pitched four innings for Triple-A Buffalo.

Payamps also pitched two games each in 2019 and 2020 with the Arizona Diamondbacks. All 26 of his career appearances have been in relief.