As the favourite time of the year for transaction lovers approaches, all Blue Jays fans have to look forward to is guessing what would players are going to come into the system as the roster continues to be sold off.
One of their major pieces is a rare homegrown talent that has been heralded as part of their recent success and has been there through it all. A significant part in the two years of playoffs that this team finally saw, Marcus Stroman’s days as a member of the Jays are slowing counting down.
Whether or not fans agree about the concept of trading their current ace, there is simply too much smoke and rumours clouding up Toronto for there not to be a likely trade before the July 31 trade deadline. All signs are pointing to Stroman finishing his 2019 with a different franchise.
With an eye towards the future, the return for the 28-year-old pitcher will be mostly young players, whether that be players with major-league experience or just coming out of their teenage years and will be given all the stress and hope of a large-market franchise instilling their undying want of some purposeful baseball — but either are …
Author: Thomas Williams / Blue Jays Nation