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MLB Trade Rumors: Jays’ Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette ‘Asks Were Ridiculou

Will the Blue Jays work an extension with Bo Bichette before Vladimir  Guerrero Jr.?

According to reports, the Toronto Blue Jays asked “ridiculous” amounts during trade negotiations for shortstop Bo Bichette and first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

An executive told Mark Feinsand of, “I don’t think they’re opposed to it,” “They have discussed it with teams. The requests were absurd, but I believe they’ll try to retool a lot, and one way to achieve so would be to use those guys to get components.”

With a record of 21–25, the Blue Jays are now last in the AL East and have the third-worst run differential (–40) in the league.

Guerrero will be able to sign with another team after the 2025 campaign. He set a record for the Blue Jays with his $19.9 million salary after winning his arbitration case during the winter. an arbitration proceeding.

In an age of load management, Blue Jays' Bo Bichette is a slave to the grind

Bichette signed a three-year, $33.6 million contract to avoid arbitration, meaning he won’t be eligible for free agency until 2026. Although Toronto still has time to decide how it wants to spend its money going forward, both Guerrero and Bichette are nine-figure players who would significantly raise the Blue Jays’ payroll. With a $225.8 million total payroll, Toronto currently ranks ninth in MLB; no player on the Jays makes more than $24.2 million. Guerrero and Bichette are almost certain to surpass that amount and could send the Toronto payroll soaring toward the $300 million mark. It is unlikely that ownership is willing to fork over that kind of money for a team that has lost two straight seasons and hasn’t won a pennant. postseason since 2016.



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