Donaldson wants to stay in Toronto for a long time. Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson is headed into his final year under team control, and he’s really hoping to hear from the team on a long-term extension.

Donaldson has long been vocal about his desire to remain with the Blue Jays, but on Saturday, he admitted that he hasn’t heard from the organization about a new contract.

The Blue Jays have been pretty clear about not trading Donaldson, so it remains to be seen what else they do with him. It would make sense to discuss terms with him soon if they are intent on retaining him long-term. He’s certainly ready to talk.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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