11/20 Cubs & Blue Jays talk

The Cubs are one of the teams the Toronto Blue Jays have contacted regarding pitcher Roy Halladay. However, before Cubs fans start salivating at the prospect of the former Cy Young winner in the rotation with Ted Lilly, Carlos Zambrano, and Ryan Dempster, there’s a catch. He’s owed $15.75 million in 2010, and the Blue Jays want some of the Cubs’ top prospects. No. 1, the team can’t take on Halladay’s salary. The Blue Jays apparently have a wish list and Milton Bradley is not on it. A player like highly regarded shortstop Starlin Castro most likely is, and the Cubs don’t want to part with him, especially since they might only have Halladay for one year. The right-hander was 17-10 with a 2.79 ERA this season, and is a free agent after 2010. One thing the Blue Jays did make clear to the Cubs is they want to move Halladay this offseason.

– Carrie Muskat

4 Comments

Carrie, you can be so hillarious at times!
“The Blue Jays apparently have a wish list and Milton Bradley is not on it.” THAT is priceless. Well done!

Thank you.

Hope you have a nice turkey day, Joey

It’s a beautiful thought, but I don’t see it happening. Cubs would have to find a home for some bad contracts first.

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