One more name to cross off your 'I wish the Jays would sign him' list:
Jeff Baker gets $1.6MM in 2014, $2.1MM in 2015 on #Marlins deal.— Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) February 4, 2014
But maybe another one is dropping into the Jays price range:
The asking price for pitcher Ervin Santana is said to have dropped significantly, perhaps to a three-year deal. Was over $100m in November.— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) February 4, 2014
Sanatana isn't my first choice in the Jimenez/Sanatana battle, but I would like to be going into spring training knowing we have someone.
MiLB.com has a nice interview with Marcus Stroman. Speaking as an Newcastle United fan 'arsenal' too much for my liking.
And Richard Griffin has an interview with Paul Beeston. Beeston gives all the right answers, he's a born politician. The interesting answer to me was:
When we need to go in the international market to sign a player. They (Rogers) signed off on (Aroldis) Chapman, OK. It was us that made the decision not to get Chapman. We didn't see him well in a workout, but they signed off on Chapman.