Jays Acquire Jose Bautista

The Blue Jays have announced the acquisition of Jose Bautista from the Pirates for a player to be named later.

Bautista is making $1.8MM this season, his first of arbitration eligibility. He signed a one year deal last winter, avoiding arbitration. Bautista was hitting .242/.325/.404 in 107 games for the Pirates, very close to his career marks of .240/.328/.397.  Nothing amazing, but a decent pickup for a team with some question marks in the infield next year.

Cork Gaines writes for RaysIndex.com and can be reached here.



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