After an action-filled deadline just 30 games into the season, rosters are set for the most open and exciting pennant race in recent years.
There's an air of optimism north of the border for 2020 and with good reason. The Toronto Blue Jays are on the up and with some new additions to their roster, there is a belief that this team is trending upwards in the AL East.
After the Blue Jays traded their long-tenured ace Marcus Stroman to the Mets mid-summer, the team’s rotation looked somewhat ugly. This offseason GM Ross Atkins had the task of reestablishing a group of starting pitchers that could possibly match the team’s talent at the plate and on the field.
Outfielder Marcell Ozuna is set to have an intriguing free agency.
Relief pitcher Daniel Hudson has been traded from the Toronto Blue Jays to the Washington Nationals, as reported by Scott Mitchell.
Marcus Stroman was traded to the New York Mets on Sunday, three days before the trade deadline. The Mets gave up pitching prospects but improve rotation.
Toronto Blue Jays versatility man Eric Sogard should be a target for the Oakland Athletics.
The Atlanta Braves have been linked with Marcus Stroman for several weeks now. Some thought Stroman’s start at Rogers Center on Wednesday was his last for the Toronto Blue Jays, but with a year left of club control, it is far from certain than the right-hander will be dealt before the 31st July trade deadline.
Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins inherited a championship contender from Alex Anthopoulos for the 2016 season. However, three years later the Blue Jays are in the midst of a total teardown in hope of rebuilding a new title contending franchise.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. made his Major League Baseball debut on Friday. The excitement was astonishing for a 20-year-old who had not had his first Major League plate appearance.
San Francisco Giants traded for Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar. Derek Law, Juan de Paula and Derek Law were sent to Toronto.
Toronto Blue Jays are waiting for prospects to arrive in 2019, headlined by Vladimir Guerrero Jr. A wildcard spot is out of reach.
Toronto might have some tricky decisions to make in the coming weeks.
The Yankees finally got their man on Thursday. Will he be a difference maker?