Found November 17, 2012 on CLNS Radio:
This offseason became a lot more interesting last week when the Toronto Blue Jays and Florida Marlins made a blockbuster trade. Toronto shipped some of it’s better prospects off to Florida for three of it’s best players: Jose Reyes, Josh Johnson and Mark Buehrle. Toronto, based solely on perception, is now a better team and [...]
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