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Toronto FC signs JesÚs Batiz to a short-term deal for the Canadian championship game

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May 8, 2024 – Major League Soccer (MLS)
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Toronto FC announced today that the club has signed Toronto FC II forward Jesús Batiz to a short-term deal for Wednesday’s Canadian championship match against Ligue1 Québec club CS Saint-Laurent. Under MLS rules, the short-term agreement allows clubs to loan players from their MLS NEXT Pro affiliate for MLS, US Open Cup, Concacaf Champions League, Canadian Championship, Leagues Cup and exhibition matches.

Batiz, 24, signed with Toronto FC II on March 21, 2023 and made his debut with the Young Reds against FC Cincinnati 2 on March 27, 2023. This season, Batiz has appeared and started in five of Toronto FC II’s 2024 MLS NEXT Pro matches to so far, scored two goals and recorded two assists. The native of Tela, Honduras, also made three appearances for TFC in 2023, logging a total of 121 minutes in three matches, including his first-team debut against Orlando City on July 4, 2023. Batiz previously spent time with Rochester New York FC of MLS NEXT Pro (2022) and New Amsterdam FC of the National Independent Soccer Association (2021) before joining the Young Reds.

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