Along with the
Papelbon is due $13 million next season, which is believed to be one of the sticking points in negotiations. In 2014, Papelbon had 39 saves with a 2.04 ERA.
Santana has been experiencing discomfort in his shoulder. Teams that have indicated interest in Santana include the
He last pitched in the major leagues in 2012 and produced a 4.85 ERA in 21 starts.
The deal will take Beeston through the 2015 season. Beeston plans to retire at the end of the season. The team had reportedly been in pursuit of
The team said it will not discuss the process or timing behind finding a replacement for Beeston.
Free agent starting pitcher
Santana has been dealing with some shoulder discomfort, which has put his status for the remainder of the winter-league season in doubt. Santana is hoping to latch on with another major-league team after suffering a torn Achilles in June.
The negotiations between the
The Blue Jays had been looking to hire Duquette as their next president and CEO to succeed Paul Beeston, whose contract expired in October.
Orioles managing partner Peter G. Angelos has refused to let Duquette out of his contract, which runs through 2018, unless the team receives compensation in return. According to the report, it is believed the Blue Jays never put forth any prospects for consideration as compensation for Duquette.
|2014 Team Leaders|
|AVG||Melky Cabrera , LF||.301|
|HR||Jose Bautista , RF||35|
|RBI||Jose Bautista , RF||103|
|OBP||Jose Bautista , RF||.403|
|SLG||Edwin Encarnacion , 1B||.547|
|R||Jose Bautista , RF||101|
|SB||Jose Reyes , SS||30|
|W||R.A. Dickey , SP||14|
|ERA||Mark Buehrle , SP||3.39|
|WHIP||R.A. Dickey , SP||1.23|
|K||Drew Hutchison , SP||184|
|SV||Casey Janssen , RP||25|
|Full Team Statistics|
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