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Pitching a priority for Jays GM Atkins heading into winter meetings

5 monthes ago   |   By CBC

The off-season to-do list for Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins has a couple of glaring needs at the top as he prepares to head out to Las Vegas for next week's baseball winter meetings.
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Future of Blue Jays aces Stroman, Sanchez up in the air in rebuild

Future of Blue Jays aces Stroman, Sanchez up in the air in rebuild

5 monthes ago   |   By Sportsnet

TORONTO - There is precious little permanence when it comes to baseball rosters in this data-driven age and that holds all the more true for teams in the gem-hunting-through-the-mine phase of a rebuild like the Toronto Blue Jays. Rarely does all that glitters in the minor-leagues turn into big-league gold and the only way to find out what's what is to sift through the dirt, which is why the futures of Marcus Stroman and Aaron Sanchez are the subject of intrigue right now.
Acquiring more pitching remains the club's primary focus, a point GM Ross Atkins reiterated Wednesday during the...
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Atkins: Blue Jays could 'absolutely' deal Stroman, Sanchez

5 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

With Major League Baseball's annual winter meetings fast approaching, the Toronto Blue Jays could be convinced to trade either of their star pitchers in Marcus Stroman or Aaron Sanchez. While the Blue Jays are not actively shopping the pair, there is reported interest around the league. "I think there's a lot of teams that would love to have either guy," Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins told Rob Longley of the Toronto Sun. When asked if the team could be persuaded to deal either starter if the price is right, Atkins said, "Yes, absolutely." Both Stroman and Sanchez saw their 2018...
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