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Welcome to the Bench: Gavin Floyd

Background Born: 1/27/1983 (33 years old) Annapolis, Maryland, US Drafted: 1st round (4th overall) in 2001 by Philadelphia Phillies Teams: Philadelphia Phillies (2004-06), Chicago White Sox (2007-13), Atlanta Braves (2014), Cleveland Indians (2015) Positions: Pitcher Height: 6’4″ Weight: 245 lbs Bat: Right Throw: Right Full Baseball Reference Bio Fangraphs Profile The Signing February 5th the Jays sign Gavin Floyd to a 1

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Shapiro is here to stay, so get over it

In the 2014 MLB off season, the Toronto Blue Jays and Alex Anthopoulos were making headlines as one of the MLB’s busiest teams. They traded for eventual MVP Josh Donaldson and signed Canadian Russell Martin to the largest contract the Jays had ever given to a position player. But at the time, fans and media were irate. The Jays were coming

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