Selig approves the Marlins-Blue Jays megadeal

This just in: Bud Selig has approved the megadeal between the Toronto Blue Jays and Miami Marlins.

The deal which sent Jose Reyes, Josh Johnson, Mark Buehrle, Emilio Bonifacio and John Buck to Toronto in exchange for Yunel Escobar, Adeiny Hechavarria, Jeff Mathis, Henderson Alvarez, Jake Marisinick and Anthony DeSclafani was made last week.

Selig said, “I’ve received assurances from Marlins ownership, they’re fully committed to build long-term winning team fans can be proud of.”

That noise you just heard was a collective roar of laughter from everyone else in baseball. Yeah, sure Marlins, whatever you say.

Your move, Yanks.

Stacey is co-Editor-in-Chief of It's About The Money and co-host of the It's About The Money, Stupid podcast.

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10 thoughts on “Selig approves the Marlins-Blue Jays megadeal

  1. Looks like the Yanks are going to follow the Knicks model (old dudes rule, AMIRITE?!?). Old and cheap. Great.

    And for the record, following the Knicks model of anything is a bad idea, starting from the top of the organization.

  2. I guess that clause that Selig likes to use when it suits his purpose “in the best interest of baseball” only applies when it doesn’t effect his friends. If Selig allows this thief Loria and his Marlins to receive one dime of revenue sharing money he should be strung up by his private parts.

  3. I honestly don't think any of the Blue Jays moves are going to make them serious contenders. Buerhle in the American League East doesn't scare me, Johnson's arm is hanging by a thread and Jose Reyes on artificial turf is a recipe for disaster. And the rehiring of John Gibbons just compounds the issue. This is an 80 win team, give or take a couple.

    As far as the Yanks are concerned, it's frustrating to wait for the other shoe to drop, but you have to think that Cashman and company have something cooking that will have us all asking ourselves, "Why didn't we think of that?" It's happened before.