Cito locked up

September 25, 2008

The Toronto Blue Jays announced today that they have extended the contract of manager Cito Gaston thru the 2010 season. The two-time World Series winning manager has provided a veteran boost to a team that was floundering when he took over. Since taking over the Gaston led Jays have gone 48-36 and managed to climb back into the wild card battle for a while.

Update: Stairs to the Phillies

August 29, 2008

As reported last night Matt Stairs has been traded to a contender who turned out to be the Philadelphia Phillies. In return Toronto receives LHP Fabio Castro in return who in playing time at two different minor league levels has combined record of 8-4 and a 4.71 ERA.