No So Fast, Selig Places Marlins and Jays Trade Under Review
Updated 11/15 1:00 PM
According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, due to the outcry from Miami Marlins fans, Bud Selig is placing the blockbuster deal with the Blue Jays under review.
Shocking, but good to see somebody will look into Loria’s shenanigans in South Beach.
Updated 11/13 8:28 PM
The Miami Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays have completed a 10 player blockbuster deal on Tuesday night, according to multiple reports. The Blue Jays will get shortstop Jose Reyes, starting pitchers Josh Johnson and Mark Buehrle, catcher John Buck, and outfielder Emilio Bonifacio.
In return, the Marlins receive shortstop Yunel Escobar, infielder Adeiny Hechavarria, right-hander Henderson Alvarez, left-hander Justin Nicolino, outfielder Jake Marisnick, catcher Jeff Mathis, and right-hander Anthony DeSclafani.
Also as part of the deal, the Marlins will include $4 million dollars.
The trade is awaiting approval from the commissioner’s office, but is as good as done.
Moments after the news broke, Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton tweeted:
This is a game changer for the Jays.
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