Blue Jays: Full details on Marcus Stroman trade

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DETROIT, MI - JULY 19: Starting pitcher Marcus Stroman #6 of the Toronto Blue Jays pitches in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers during a MLB game at Comerica Park on July 19, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)
DETROIT, MI - JULY 19: Starting pitcher Marcus Stroman #6 of the Toronto Blue Jays pitches in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers during a MLB game at Comerica Park on July 19, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images) /
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Full details, figures, and confirmations of the Blue Jays-Mets trade involving Marcus Stroman, Anthony Kay, and Simeon Woods Richardson.

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As speculated, the Blue Jays are receiving LHP Anthony Kay, 24, and RHP Simeon Woods Richardson, 18, from the New York Mets in exchange for Marcus Stroman and cash considerations. Both clubs have officially announced the trade.

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According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, the Mets are receiving “some cash from the Blue Jays in the deal to offset the roughly $2.5 million” remaining on Stroman’s contract.

Van Wagenen: “Marcus is a dynamic talent”

Shortly after the trade was announced, Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said (via MLB Network’s Jon Morosi) that “Marcus [Stroman] is a dynamic talent who will bring tremendous passion to our team and energy our fans will truly appreciate. As a Long Island native, we believe that Marcus will thrive playing in New York.”

Passan: “Plan is to hold Stroman”

According to Jeff Passan of ESPN, the Mets’ plan is “to hold on to [Stroman], not flip him”. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic was also among those to echo the sentiment that Stroman will likely remain a Met, at least for the rest of this season.

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Stroman: “Thank you for your constant, support, love, and loyalty”

After the trade was announced, Stroman took to Twitter to thank Blue Jays fans, saying that “words can’t really explain the extent of [his] appreciation and love. Beyond thankful and blessed to have played for this unbelievable nation”.

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