The Blue Jays are apparently in the mix for Justin Verlander and they made an “aggressive” offer for Noah Syndergaard

Such as was the case last winter, we’re going to see a lot of ‘the Blue Jays are in the mix for _____’ reports in the coming months.

Here’s the newest one from Wednesday, in which Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that Toronto is among the teams, along with the American League East rivals, the Yankees and Red Sox, who are in on Justin Verlander. Sherman also notes that the Blue Jays and Red Sox made aggressive offers to Noah Syndergaard, who wound up taking a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Angels…
Verlander will pitch at 39 next season. But the last time he was healthy, 2019, he won his second AL Cy Young Award. He likely doesn’t have to throw another pitch to be a Hall of Famer. Word is that the teams that were in on Syndergaard also have interest in Verlander. That includes three AL East clubs — the Yankees, Blue Jays and Red Sox. Toronto and Boston made aggressive offers for Syndergaard. It is not publicly known if the Yanks did.
The Verlander thing is no surprise, as the Blue Jays were among the teams to attend the 38-year-old’s throwing session in …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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