Jackie Bradley Jr. signs with Blue Jays days after Red Sox release


BOSTON — Jackie Bradley Jr. is staying within the American League East. 5 days after being launched by the Pink Sox, the outfielder has signed with the Toronto Blue Jays.

The Blue Jays are at the moment 60-49 and sitting within the high Wild Card spot within the American League. They’re in second place within the AL East, 6.5 video games up on the final place Pink Sox.

Chaim Bloom acquired Bradley Jr. and a pair of prospects — Alex Binelas and David Hamilton — over the offseason in a commerce with the Brewers, sending Hunter Renfroe to Milwaukee. Bradley Jr. performed in 91 video games in his second go-around with the Pink Sox, and whereas his protection remained as strong as ever, his offense was practically non-existent.

He hit simply .210 with the Pink Sox, and going again to final season with the Brewers, Bradley Jr. has slashed simply .182/.244/.286 over the past two years. However with George Springer touchdown on the IL with an elbow harm on Monday, Toronto might use just a little extra assist in the outfield.

Bradley Jr. was a first-round decide by Boston in 2011 and helped the workforce win the World Collection in 2018, incomes ALCS MVP honors after the workforce’s five-game collection win over the Houston Astros. 

Now he’ll possible meet up along with his former workforce within the coming months, with the Blue Jays set to play six video games in opposition to the Pink Sox the remainder of the way in which. Toronto will go to Boston for a three-game set from Aug. 23-25, and the Pink Sox will head up north for his or her penultimate collection of the common season.

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