This isn’t the blockbuster deal you have become used to from the Toronto Blue Jays, but it’s one that could have a serious impact down the road.
Specialists out of the bullpen are not very highly regarded by the press or the fans but to a team in contention they are as valuable as anyone in the clubhouse.
Tony Davis a left-handed reliever with the Quebec Capitales of the Independent Can-Am League was signed by the Toronto Blue Jays, according to the Globe and Mail this past Friday.
Davis has spent four years in professional baseball, the majority of that with the Minnesota Twins organization. During that time he made it as high as AA and put up some impressive numbers along the way.
In 112 games his ERA stands at 3.58 in 161 innings, struck out 139 and picked up 11 wins to go with seven losses. He does appears to have some control problems, giving up 5.1 walks per/9 but his time in Quebec saw that number nearly cut in half to 3.1 per/9 (thanks again to baseballrefer...