Blue Jays: Full details on Houston Astros trade

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ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA - MAY 02: Aaron Sanchez #41 of the Toronto Blue Jays makes his way to the dugout before the game against the Los Angeles AngelLA Clippersat Angel Stadium of Anaheim on May 02, 2019 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA - MAY 02: Aaron Sanchez #41 of the Toronto Blue Jays makes his way to the dugout before the game against the Los Angeles AngelLA Clippersat Angel Stadium of Anaheim on May 02, 2019 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) /
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Full details and confirmations of the Blue Jays-Astros trade involving pitchers Aaron Sanchez and Joe Biagini at the trade deadline.

In updating Jays Journal’s earlier story regarding the stunning mega-trade between the Blue Jays and Houston Astros, here is a list of finalized elements of the deal that have surfaced since the initial reports broke:

Complete Package

The Blue Jays will send RHP Aaron Sanchez, RHP Joe Biagini and MiLB OF Cal Stevenson to the Houston Astros for OF Derek Fisher. Both teams have officially announced the deal.

Atkins: “[Fisher] couldn’t fit better”

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Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins, in speaking about Fisher joining the organization, told reporters (including the Toronto Star’s Laura Armstrong) that Fisher “couldn’t fit better” with the team’s young core, adding that the Blue Jays have “targeted” him for “a long time”.

Report: Angels “inquired” about Sanchez

According to MLB Daily Dish’s Andersen Pickard, the Los Angeles Angels were “among the teams that [had] inquired” about the possibility of acquiring Sanchez, though he notes that there was “nothing imminent.”

Biagini: “I’m looking forward to going to space”

In keeping with his typically comedic and carefree personality, Joe Biagini told reporters that he is “looking forward to going to space” once he becomes a Houston Astro. Biagini also said that he “really, really, really enjoyed [his] time here”.

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Stevenson: No. 25 prospect in Blue Jays organization

Prior to being traded, Cal Stevenson was the Blue Jays’ No. 25 prospect, per MLB Pipeline. The 22-year-old product of the University of Arizona has spent this season with the High-A Dunedin Blue Jays, slashing .298/.388/.393 in 90 games, adding five home runs, 50 walks, nine doubles, and three triples to go along with 11 stolen bases.

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