The Toronto Blue Jays have made a plethora of trades that have panned out since the team’s inception in 1977, however, here are some that did not necessarily work out in the Blue Jays favour.
The Blue Jays have acquired the likes of Jose Bautista, Josh Donaldson, and Roberto Alomar all via the trade route. Those are definitely just a few examples of some significant deals that worked out for the Blue Jays brain trust.
Being traded is not always the easiest thing for a player to swallow, especially, if your the player leaving the contending team. Former MLB catcher Joe Garagiola compared being traded to a birthday celebration.
"“Being traded is like celebrating your 100th birthday. It might not be the happiest occasion in the world, but consider the alternative?”"
So for the purpose of this article, we are going to armchair quarterback some not so pretty trades that have occurred throughout Blue Jays history. These trades are in no particular order and have been submitted by Jays Journal contributors.
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