Found November 14, 2012 on
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Toronto Blue Jays
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Over his 37 month reign as general manager of the Toronto Blue Jays, Alex Anthopolous has been known as one of the best traders of his ilk, finding ways to get talent in ways that can position him to get better as the years go on. His most recent trade looks to be his masterpiece. That trade has brought five legitimate Major Leaguers north of the border from the Miami Marlins: Jose Reyes, Josh Johnson, Mark Buerhle, John Buck and Emilio Bonifacio. In return, Anthopolous gave up four Major Leaguers of his own: Yunel Escobar, Adeiny Hechavarria, Jeff Mathis and Henderson Alvarez, with prospects Jake Marisnick, Justin Nicolino and Anthony DeSciafani being included as well. The Blue Jays will also receive $4 million since they take on more salary. It looks as if the trade will be official on Wednesday. The Blue Jays are immediate threats to compete in the American League East because of this deal, something that sees a team get a legitimate leadoff hitter and elite player at shor...
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As of four hours ago, the twitter account Blue Jays Aggregator had noted over 50 articles about the little ol' trade you might have heard about tonight.but since there's really no point in having a blog if you don't discuss something of this magnitude, here's my run down:Leaving-Yunel Escobar: I think this is not a huge talent loss and it clears some drama off the...
So, about that job opening in Toronto ...
One managerial vacancy remains in the major leagues, and it just so happens to be in the dugout of the franchise that pulled off one of the biggest blockbusters in baseball history. Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, Josh Johnson, Emilio Bonifacio and John Buck are about to join the Blue Jays, and Canadian baseball fans can speak credibly about October...
While most discussion throughout the last couple days has focused on the Miami Marlins selling off nearly all of their assets and the re-loaded Blue Jays north of the border, there’s also a discussion to be had about what the reported massive trade means for Toronto’s competition, the American League East division. In case you missed it, the trade that went down looks as follows...
Okay Mets fans; what is your lasting memory of former shortstop Jose Reyes? For me, a lifelong Mets fan who has been with the team through good and bad (mostly bad), mine is his final game in Queens.
With a batting title in his grasp, Reyes laid down arguably the best bunt of his career to date and beat it out for a single. The hit raised his batting average to .337 and gave...
Thanks to the Marlins failed one year experiment, the Toronto Blue Jays are about to become a force to be reckoned with.
Fox Sports has the info:
The Blue Jays are set to acquire starters Josh Johnson and Mark Buehrle, shortstop Jose Reyes, infielder/outfielder Emilio Bonifacio and catcher John Buck from the Marlins, sources told FOXSports.com.
The Marlins will receive...
Newly hired Red Sox manager John Farrell is already receiving accolades in Boston, without even managing a game.
Farrell will be honored on Thursday night by The American Ireland Fund at their Boston Gala Dinner at the Westin Waterfront Hotel.
With Farrell’s hiring, he became the 20th manager of Irish descent with the organization in the 112 year history of Boston baseball.
Did you see the trade the Miami Marlins just pulled off with the Toronto Blue Jays? Good lord, they just got rid of their best (and most expensive) players, giving up guys like Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, and Josh Johnson, all for some unproven minor league prospects and underachieving major league players.
With the lopsidedness of that trade, as well as just the pure depth of guys...
There is nothing wrong with Belgians. Belgians are the best.
Where are the locked out NHLers playing? HINT: Not the NHL.
Mark Buehrle is on the way to Toronto. Can’t bring his dogs, though.
The word “stunning” is used quite frequently in international soccer.
Nothing today. Makes you miss baseball, doesn’t it?