Blue Jays Will Give Teams A Window To Discuss An Extension With Halladay?'s Jordan Bastian says that the Blue Jays will consider granting another team a window to discuss a contract extension with Roy Halladay if it means the return in a potential trade would be "significantly greater." GM Alex Anthopoulos declined to comment on the situation, however.

Former GM J.P. Ricciardi wouldn't provide such a window when he was shopping Halladay at the trade deadline. While the ability to negotiation an extension will surely increase interest, the bottom line is the "trade value" of such a window is small. Toronto isn't trading multiple years of Halladay, they're trading one year of Halladay plus the right to talk about an extension.

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