Another day, another the Blue Jays are in on ______ rumour.
Over the past few weeks, the talk around the Blue Jays has generally been about George Springer, Francisco Lindor, and J.T. Realmuto as possibilities for the team’s much-anticipated big off-season splash. On Friday, DJ LeMahieu’s name was thrown back in the mix.
According to New York Yankees announcer Michael Kay (the guy who says ‘see ya!’ when the team hits a homer), the Blue Jays are very interested in the 2020 batting champ…
“I know for a fact from people I know in Toronto that the Blue Jays desperately want him,” Kay said Friday on his ESPN radio show. “And they’ve got a lot of infielders, too. They desperately want him. Would (LeMahieu) want to go to Toronto? That’s the question.”
This report out of New York comes at a time in which the Yankees and LeMahieu are engaged in a bit of a stalemate. Both sides apparently want to reach terms on a new deal but LeMahieu wants $100 million over five years while the team only wants to go as high as $75 million over four years.
Now, this might just be LeMahieu’s agent building …
Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation