CHICAGO – SEPTEMBER 17: Edwin Encarnacion #23 of the Chicago White Sox reacts after hitting a home run in the fifth inning against the Minnesota Twins on September 17, 2020 at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/Getty Images)
Blue Jays: Trade talks weighing on players minds by Clayton Richer
As the Toronto Blue Jays Grapefruit League season is about to commence, here is a look at some of the remaining available free agents on the market.
Jake Odorizzi and Jackie Bradley Jr. are arguably the biggest free agents who still remain unsigned. The Blue Jays have been linked to Odorizzi for the past two season, although it appears the hurler has remained steadfast on a three-year deal which nobody has entertained to date.
Bradley Jr. was a potential fit earlier in the offseason but would now be a redundant asset as the following the George Springer signing.
A few familiar faces are still searching for a new employer in that of Edwin Encarnacion and Eric Sogard. Both players are facing the prospect of retirement as Father Time creeps closer even though Encarnacion has gone on record that he will still like to pursue 500 homers.
Yasiel Puig is still attempting to find a new team after sitting out last season, the “Wild Horse” may have to settle for a minor league pact and build his stock back up but it appears nobody wants to deal with…