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11-14-2012, 12:04 PM
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Originally Posted by LEAFS FAN 4 EVER View Post
I bet if this was the New York Yankees who made this exact same trade people would be willing to say what a great move for them since they are always contenders. However when people see the Toronto Blue Jays make this move some want to use an excuse that it won't work out for them because of the city they play in. Last night on ESPN from what I saw John Kruk basically talked about what the Marlins gave up. Now maybe they did a segment on what the Blue Jays got, however I didn't see one. So I think there is some Toronto bias from others because a Canadian team made this deal.
To be fair most people are saying the Jays killed on this deal. The people talking bad about it are all American baseball media people and that's nothing new. It's been like that for 30 years.

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