Blue Jays notes: Francisco, Gonzalez, Quentin, Hoey

Blue Jays notes: Francisco, Gonzalez, Quentin, Hoey

Blue Jays notes: Francisco, Gonzalez, Quentin, Hoey

Mark Paul of Yahoo Sports reports that the Phillies have traded Ben Francisco to the Blue Jays for Frank Gailey. Paul, a Phillies fan, likes this trade for the team.

Susan Slusser tweets "I hear Gio Gonzalez is the #BlueJays' focus, as I'd also heard last week. They have too many outfielders after today's trade. #Athletics" @susanslusser

Jon Heyman tweets "#chisox had something working w/ bluejays for quentin but it appears to be cool now. seeking other suitors." @Jon_Heyman

Richard Griffin tweets "Further to @Jon_Heyman re Quentin & Jays. AA & KennyW discussed fits for Quentin, Danks, Beckham & Santos. Settled on Santos ... for now." @RGriffinStar

Aaron Gleeman tweets "Blue Jays claimed reliever Jim Hoey off waivers from the Twins, per Terry Ryan on @1500ESPN." @AaronGleeman

Jim Hoey tweets about his move "I enjoyed everything Minnesota had to offer but it's time to be Canadian! At least I don't have to give up those bombs to Bautista." @JHOEY5

The Francisco trade is adding to the already deep Toronto outfield, so as Slusser implies, we should expect the Blue Jays to move some - maybe that will involve Gio Gonzalez. Gailey is 26, and never played about AA, Hoey is 28 and has a career ERA of 7.02.  Francisco hit 6 home runs last year with a .244 average.

By Truth and rumors
Monday, 12 Dec 2011


More From Around the Web

Sponsored Links

This day in baseball history

October 30

  • 2010

    In game three of the 2010 World Series, Colby Lewis throws s ...

  • 2007

    On October 30, 2007, the New York Yankees name Joe Girardi t ...

  • 2001

    George W. Bush becomes the eighth President of the United St ...

More Baseball History

Player Profile

Dizzy Dean

P, St. Louis Cardinals

Read Bio
Hall of Fame

Lou Gehrig

1B, New York Yankees

Read Bio
Season Profile

2004 Boston Red Sox

With Curt Schilling

Read Bio
Historical Figure

Bob Howsam

Bob Howsam

Read Bio
Manager Profile

Tony Pena

Chicago White Sox

Read Bio
Ballpark Profile

Three Rivers

Three Rivers Stadium was named

Read Bio
No votes yet


    Be respectful, keep it clean.
Login or register to post comments

Stay Connected

Share |

Today's Poll

Will Red Sox Repeat in 2014: