All the Blue Jays rumors are about pitching, which is good, that’s what the team needs.
But Zack Wheeler is off the board.
Source confirms the Phillies and Zack Wheeler have reached agreement on a five-year deal worth at least $100M. @MarcCarig 1st
— Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) December 4, 2019
That’s quite a payday for Zach Wheeler — 118M for 5 years. 23.6M per. #phils
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) December 4, 2019
Jon Mororsi tells us that the Jays are being ‘incredibly aggressive in going after free agent starting pitchers.
Whether or not aggressive leads to successful is another question. They should have lots of money to spend, the trick will be to find the ones willing to join a rebuilding team. I’d think there are ones out there who would be willing to help build something in Toronto. Finding who they are will be the tough part.
They are talking to is Michael Pineda apparently:
#BlueJays have checked in on big 6-foot-7 right-hander Michael Pineda, per sources.
In his age-30 season,…