Well, it was quite the day yesterday wasn’t it? There were trades, transactions and tears...and it was only a Tuesday! Who knows what will happen on Friday? (nervously eyes Stroman and Smoak)
Its almost too much for words so today’s bantering is mostly brought to you using the medium of Twitter: First lets turn to Superman aka Man of Steal:
Bonus content: this is why we loved him so much:
And in case you missed it, probably the most genuine, honest response to a trade ever:
We acquired the wonderfully monikered Socrates Brito from the Padres:
OFFICIAL: We've acquired OF Sócrates Brito from the @Padres in exchange for Minor League OF Rodrigo Orozco.— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) April 2, 2019
To make room on our 40-man roster, OF Dalton Pompey has been transferred to the 60-day IL (concussion). pic.twitter.com/rSfmwegBjV
Charlie Montoyo took some advice on that one:
Charlie Montoyo says #Bluejays got Socrates Brito partially on the advice of coach Shelley Duncan, who had him in Arizona and says “he’s all tools. One of the fastest players in baseball. We got a good prospect.”— Mike Wilner (@Wilnerness590) April 2, 2019
And Brandon Drury likes the cut of his jib too:
Brandon Drury is a former teammate of Socrates Brito’s in Arizona. I asked about him, Drury said: “That’s my boy, we came up through the minors together. So much talent, I believe he’ll put it all together.” #Bluejays— Mike Wilner (@Wilnerness590) April 2, 2019
In other news handsome Randal is sticking around for 5 more years:
And we decided that this Bud wasn’t for us and we released Norris:
More Jays news
Yesterday’s game drew 12,110, an improvement from Monday’s 10,460. The $1 hot dog special probably helped.
In the first three innings over the first six games of the season, Jays hitters are now a combined 1-for-55 with one walk. Wow.
You would think players have learnt, but clearly not. You don’t run on Ramon Laureano...
Bryce Harper returned to Washington with his new team the Phillies. It went roughly as you would expect:
And to end