In what seems like the peak of baseball sadness, the Blue Jays are in discussions with the Yankees about a possible trade sending a very good pitcher to New York.
Yankees have spoken with #BlueJays about Marcus Stroman per @KenDavidoff
Makes sense. #BlueJays have been open to moving Stroman in right deal since last winter. J.A. Happ precedent shows deal’s possible within divisionhttps://t.co/I4NUpHotST
— Ben Nicholson-Smith (@bnicholsonsmith) June 9, 2019
According to New York Post columnist Ken Davidoff, the Yankees have spoken to the Jays about acquiring Marcus Stroman, the only good starter left in the Jays rotation. As the July 31st trade deadline approaches and many teams that want to win baseball games have struggling arms, trade talks might heat up sooner rather than later to secure some of those rare wins.
As Nicholson-Smith states in his tweet, the Jays have been open to trading the 28-year-old starter if the right deal comes up. A very broad thing to talk about, but one can assume that it would involve a very highly-regarded prospect that fits Toronto’s timeline to success.
But it has been talked about so much before — to win now, a team needs really good …
Author: Thomas Williams / Blue Jays Nation