Clint Frazier: Future Blue Jay?

Clint Frazier seems to be going nowhere in the New York Yankees organization. Earlier this week, he was a victim of the numbers game and was demoted to triple-A. Despite a .283/.330/.513 slash line in 53 games with the Yankees this season, he was the sacrificial lamb once Edwin Encarnacion was added to their 25-man roster.
After watching the video of Frazier’s scrum following his demotion, I couldn’t help but notice the parallels between his and Marcus Stroman’s post-game comments from a few days ago.

Clint Frazier: It’s a tough pill to swallow. It’s never fun, especially with how much I felt like I’ve contributed to the team this year.
— YES Network (@YESNetwork) June 16, 2019

On Tuesday, the question about trade rumours was broached with Stroman. He came back with a well-thought response, but alluded to the fact that there have been no contract extension talks.

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Author: Ian Hunter / Blue Jays Nation

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