With the World Series set to kick off on Tuesday, we’re finally getting around to the most interesting part of the year — Transaction Season.
Though we shouldn’t expect the Blue Jays to be in on the top free agents this winter, as Mark Shapiro pretty much came out and said as such, the front office has stated a desire to spend some money to improve the team heading into 2020. The plan seems to be to find more under-the-radar free agents who slip between the cracks. Last year, we saw the Minnesota Twins do a nice job adding players who got forgotten by the market, like Marwin Gonzalez, C.J. Cron, and Nelson Cruz, and they played a key role in the team’s Central Division win.
A free agent who could fit into that category is Marcell Ozuna, who’s coming off back-to-back good-not-great years in St. Louis. According to Hector Gomez, the Jays are one of the teams currently in the pursuit for Ozuna.
According to Dominican sports journalist @Adanlesther OF Marcell Ozuna could get a 160M$/7 years contract. Reds, White Sox, Marlins, Blue Jays, Cardinals, Royals, Athletics and Mariners on pursuit as of now.@z101digital @ …
Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation