Blue Jays Closing In On Eckstein

Thursday, December 13, 2007

The Blue Jays are closing in on a deal with shortstop David Eckstein, according to The Blue Jays admitted that they do not have a prospect ready to take over at short, so bringing in Eckstein as a stop gap is a great move. Eckstein batted .309 for the Cardinals last season with 3 HR, 31 RBI and 10 stolen bases.


Greg Balloch 5:49 PM CST  

Yay! Sorry Johnny Mac, as much as we love you, you'll have to ride the bench

Tyler 10:10 PM CST  

The Jays' defense is far superior with McDonald at shortstop, and his defensive is especially valuable to Toronto given their ground ball starting pitchers. Although McDonald is a very weak-hitting infielder, he can flat play the shortstop position.