Ben Nicholson-Smith does a great job outlining all the moves the Jays made this past offseason, click here for the full read.
Here is a breakdown:
Major League Signings
- Kelly Johnson, 2B: one year, $6.375MM. Accepted arbitration.
- Darren Oliver, RP: one year, $4.5MM.
- Francisco Cordero, RP: one year, $4.5MM.
- Edwin Encarnacion, DH: one year, $3.5MM. Club option exercised.
- Rick VandenHurk, RP: one year.
- Total spend: $18.875MM.
Notable Minor League Signings
Trades and Claims
- Acquired OF Ben Francisco from the Phillies for RP Frank Gailey.
- Acquired RP Sergio Santos from the White Sox for SP Nestor Molina.
- Acquired C Jeff Mathis from the Angels for SP Brad Mills.
- Acquired Jason Frasor from the White Sox for RP Myles Jaye and RP Daniel Webb.
- Acquired IF Luis Valbuena from the Indians for cash.
- Acquired RP Trystan Magnuson from the Athletics for cash.
- Claimed RP Jim Hoey from the Twins.
- Claimed RP Andrew Carpenter from the Padres.
- Claimed RP Jesse Chavez from the Royals.