He also had a 3.05 ERA in 20 appearances, 18 starts, in the Minors with the Triple-A affiliates of the Nationals and Yankees last year.
In eight Major League seasons, Towers is 45-55 with a 4.95 ERA while playing with the Orioles, Blue Jays and Yankees. His best year came in 2005 when he went 13-12 with a 3.71 ERA in 33 starts with the Blue Jays.
Rhett Bollinger is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.