Batter's Box Interactive Magazine Batter's Box Interactive Magazine Batter's Box Interactive Magazine, via Ken Rosenthal of, says the Jays have signed free-agent reliever Francisco Cordero to a one-year contract worth $4.5 million.

36 year-old Francisco Cordero was 5-3 with a 2.45 earned run average and saved 37 games with the Reds in 2011.

The Blue Jays will mark the fifth team Francisco Cordero will pitch for in his major league career, which began with Detroit in the 1999 season.  After signing him as a free agent out of the Dominican Republic in 1994, the Tigers traded him away to the Texas Rangers as part of the Juan Gonzalez deal that involved future Jays Frank Catalanotto and Gregg Zaun.  Cordero was an All-Star with the Rangers in 2004 and finished 24th in American League MVP voting after saving 49 games.  The native of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic remained in the Lone Star State until the 2006 season.  A rough start to the season led to him losing the closer's role to Akinori Otsuka and was then dealt days before the July 31 trade deadline to Milwaukee for Carlos Lee and Nelson Cruz.  The Brewers also got future Jay Kevin Mench in the deal.  Cordero regained his form in Milwaukee by saving 44 games and earning another All-Star berth in 2007.  That allowed Cordero to cash in as a free-agent by signing a four-year, $46 million deal with Cincinnati.  His save totals with the Reds over his four seasons were 34, 39, 40 and 37.  In 2009, Cordero earned his third All-Star selection and recorded his 300th career save June 1 of last season against the Brewers.  His career won-loss record is 44-45 with an ERA of 3.17 and has saved 327 games over 13 big league seasons. shows Cordero averaged 93 miles per hour with his heater in 2011 along with a slider hovering around 87 MPH.  Though the fastball-slider mix are his main pitches at a 40-30 percent split, Cordero also threw a changeup about 20 percent of the time around 85-86 MPH and introduced a curveball about 10 percent of the time that clocked in around 78-79MPH.  Having lost 1.5 mph off his fastball from 2010, Cordero may have decided to resurrect the ol' Uncle Charlie, which he had not thrown since coming over to the National League.

Cordero's acquisition will be a nice insurance policy for the Jays if Sergio Santos does not cut the mustard as closer in 2012.  Cordero will turn 37 on May 11.
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ComebyDeanChance - Tuesday, January 24 2012 @ 06:40 PM EST (#251108) #
A mid-season trade may be in the plans.

greenfrog - Tuesday, January 24 2012 @ 06:47 PM EST (#251109) #
AA was something of a kingmaker last summer, brokering a deal to bolster the Cardinals' pitching staff with Jackson, Rzep and Dotel. That reputation could help him this summer, as he should have lots of pieces on the ML roster and the farm to work a deal to address a key need (perhaps a young SP, first baseman or second baseman). Still, it's tough to pry away top talent at the deadline.
finch - Tuesday, January 24 2012 @ 06:48 PM EST (#251110) #
It's mid July. Braves in the thick of the NL East lead. Need pitching. AA trades Cordero, Fraser, Oliver, Ben Francisco, and Cooper for a struggling Heyward. Braves win WS. We get a young stud again.
timpinder - Tuesday, January 24 2012 @ 06:48 PM EST (#251111) #
He might not be that attractive mid-season. His K rate has been in decline for 5 straight years, he had an xFIP of 4.14 last season partly because of his .214 BABIP against, his velocity is down and he's lost some snap in His off speed offerings. I suspect that the AL East will expose him and he will end up being the Jays 4th or 5th best reliever after Santos, Oliver, Janssen and maybe even Carreno.
Mick Doherty - Tuesday, January 24 2012 @ 07:20 PM EST (#251116) #
Speaking as a Ranger local watcher (not exactly the same thing as "fan"), Coco is  a scary dude to watch in the late innings. Lots of walk0strikeout-single-wildpitch-strikeout-HBP-strikeout innings ... bases loaded, three strikeouts, no runs, no easy breathing for Buck Showalter and Jerry Narron ...
TamRa - Tuesday, January 24 2012 @ 07:40 PM EST (#251117) #
Carreno won't be on the team as long as Cordero is here, barring injury.

The 4th name you are looking for is Frasor.

My reaction: unenthused, but I like it better than I liked signing Rauch last year by a pretty fair margin. Certainly had assumed we were not really in on him though.
timpinder - Tuesday, January 24 2012 @ 07:45 PM EST (#251118) #
Aha! Yeah, I completely forgot about Frasor. Either way, I don't see Cordero as the setup man by June.
Ron - Tuesday, January 24 2012 @ 07:55 PM EST (#251119) #
They money being spent on Frasor and Cordero will be roughly the same as Pena or Oswalt. Now of course to be fair to the Jays, perhaps neither player wanted to play in Toronto.

I imagine he was signed with the intention of being flipped during the season to a contender. I believe the Jays are the only team that is going to pay out more money to the bullpen than the rotation.

The off-season is almost over but these guys still don't have a team: Rich Harden, Brandon Webb, Ben Sheets, Edwin Jackson, Roy Oswalt, Jeff Francis, Jon Garland, Livan Hernandez, Brad Penny, Doug Davis, Scott Kazmir, Zake Duke, Chris Young, Tim Wakefield, Ross Ohlendorf, Javier Vasquez, David Aardsma, Luis Ayala, Shawn Camp, Mike Gonzalez, Hong-Chih Kuo, Sergio Mitre, Pat Neshek, Arthur Rhodes

Rick Ankiel, Milton Bradley, Russell Branyan, Pat Burrell, Eric Chavez, Yoenis Cespedes, Johnny Damon, Ramon Castro, Jay Gibbons, Kosuke Fukudome, Vladdy Guerrero, Carlos Guillen, Bill Hall, Raul Ibanez, Conor Jackson, Dan Johnson, Austin Kearns, Jason Kendall, Casey Kotchman, Derek Lee, Felipe Lopez, Hideki Matsui, Aaron Miles, Magglio Ordonez, Corey Patterson, Juan Pierre, Manny Ramirez, Ivan Rodriguez, Mark Teahan, Miguel Tejeda, Marcus Thames, Ryan Theriot, Jason Varitek
Mick Doherty - Tuesday, January 24 2012 @ 09:42 PM EST (#251122) #

Ron,, thanks for puttting together that list. Just off the top of my head, let's see if we can built a full team ... in fact, we can do way better than that ....

Here's the first-team roster, with a 9-man lineup, fove-man bench and 11-man pitching staff ...

Starting Lineup
C Ivan Rodriguez
1B Derek Lee
2B Felipe Lopez
SS Bill Hall
3B Eric Chavez
LF Hideki Matsui
CF Corey Patterson
RF Magglio Ordonez
DH Vladimir Guerrero

C Jason Kendall
OF Austin Kearns
IF Mark Teahen
UTIL Carlos Guillen
BSB Manny Ramirez

Starting Rotation
SP Roy Oswalt
SP Brad Penny
SP Javier Vasquez
SP Edwin Jackson
SP Ben Sheets

CL David Aardsma
SET Mike Gonzalez
RP Arthur Rhodes
RP Sergio Mitre
RP Tim Wakefield
RP Rich Harden

Not a terrible squad. Defensively challenged in places, sure, but drop it into the AL Central in 2012 and it wins maybe 82-85 games, right? And there are still another 30-some players left over. Wait, could we actually ... nooo, really? ... Here we go, a SECOND entire roster -- well, one backup infielder shy of that, anyway ...

Starting Lineup
C Jason Varitek
1B Casey Kotchman
2B Aaron Miles
SS Ryan Theriot
3B Miguel Tejeda
LF Pat Burrell
CF Juan Pierre
RF Raul Ibanez
DH Russell Branyan

C Ramon Castro
IF ???
OF Marcus Thames
OF Kosuke Fukudome
BSB Rick Ankiel

Starting Rotation
SP Brandon Webb
SP Jeff Francis
SP Jon Garland
SP Livan Hernandez
SP Zach Duke

CL Hong-Chih Kuo
SET Shawn Camp
RP Pat Neshek
RP Luis Ayala
RP Ross Ohlendorf
RP Doug Davis

Drop THAT team into the AL Central in 2012 and it wins, what, 73-76 games? All that, and we didn't even find roster spots for "name" players like Milton Bradley, Johnny Damon, Jay Gibbons, Conor Jackson, Dan Johnson, Scott Kazmir and Chris Young ...

hypobole - Tuesday, January 24 2012 @ 10:12 PM EST (#251123) #
Mick, your 1st team batters 1 through 9 averaged 93 games played with an OPS+ of 78 last year. That's a lot of offensive drek to be winning 82-85 games, even in the AL Central.
Flex - Tuesday, January 24 2012 @ 10:30 PM EST (#251124) #
Still, it's tough to pry away top talent at the deadline.

I think Anthopoulos holds the opposite view. He's said a few times now that he sees teams being more willing to part with young pieces as the deadline approaches if they see themselves being able to acquire something to help them over the hump. And each of the last two seasons he's been able to acquire a core piece using that strategy.
ComebyDeanChance - Tuesday, January 24 2012 @ 10:47 PM EST (#251126) #
There's an article up on mlbraderumours stating that Uejara rejected a trade to the Blue Jays, who are on his no-trade list. This offers some explanation of the Cordero signing.

If the article is true, and many aren't, this reinforces what Beeston has been saying about the difficulty in attracting free agents at present to come to Toronto, barring the creation of a much more competitive team. The empty claims that 'Rogers is cheap' or 'Beeston is misleading', ignore the reality that Toronto is not a destination that free agents wish to come to, and the notion that you just add a few bucks and all's good really is without any support.

Toronto is not going to build a team by wildly overpaying free agents and buying a team on the free agent market for costs that far exceed revenues. The internet chatter this offseason focussed on Rogers, or Beeston, or Anthopolous, has been every bit as insightful as the maelstrom a couple of years ago about where in the batting order Travis Snider should contribute his 700 OPS.
Chuck - Tuesday, January 24 2012 @ 11:24 PM EST (#251128) #

And each of the last two seasons he's been able to acquire a core piece using that strategy.

I think it's worth noting that there were extenuating circumstances in both the Escobar and Rasmus acquisitions, namely grumpy old men with outsized egos who'd grown weary of talented young problem children having an off-year.

I don't know how many more such problem children are out there to be acquired mid-season 2012.

Matthew E - Tuesday, January 24 2012 @ 11:25 PM EST (#251129) #
I remember that in 2003 the Jays had a disappointing bullpen. At the end of the year Ricciardi discarded almost everybody, except for rule 5 guy Aquilino Lopez, who had pitched well and actually become the closer at the end of the year, and lefty Jason Kershner, who had done okay in a few long-relief stints. To them he added Justin Speier, Terry Adams, Kerry Ligtenberg, and Valerio de los Santos. The universal consensus was, now we have a *bullpen*.

It was not to be. 2004 was the year that literally everything went wrong. The Jays were counting on six relief pitchers to get them through the season, and all six failed. De los Santos got hurt quickly and was discarded, Ligtenberg was terrible because he was hurt and he eventually had to retire, Adams was disappointing and got traded away, Lopez and Kershner couldn't build on last year's successes and got sent down or released or something, and Speier had some spectacular failures early but managed to keep his job. It would have been a pretty long year if the Jays hadn't produced Jason Frasor and Vinny Chulk from the bullpen to stabilize things.

Bullpens can be unpredictable. You might think that you're building a great one but it could all fall apart on you. Santos/Oliver/Cordero/Janssen/Frasor/Perez sounds good but they could all fall apart too. By July we could be saying, things are bad right now but imagine how much worse it would be without Carreno and Beck.

John Northey - Tuesday, January 24 2012 @ 11:38 PM EST (#251132) # is useful to see who is still out there.

Looking at that list though it is hard to see who the Jays would want - even if they could just dump whoever is at that position right now.

I've always loved knuckleball pitchers but Tim Wakefield is a bit past his expiry date I figure. Jason Isringhausen would be interesting as another reliever. Hong-Chih Kuo was amazing for K/9 (10.6 lifetime) but last year went wild (7.7 BB/9 vs 3.5 before last year) and if willing to take an invite to spring would be well worth a look. Brandon Webb would be worth a AAA deal with invite as he has missed 2 years due to injury but before that had a 142 ERA+.

Russell Branyan could be a good hitter but a LH DH/1B is the last thing this team needs one would think. Pat Burrell is a RH hitting LF/DH with a 116 lifetime OPS+. Derrek Lee is still out there for RH 1B/DH as well. Magglio Ordonez (RF/DH RH) crashed last year (74 OPS+) but still has tons of power and that was his first year sub-110 since the 90's.

Alex Cora fits what AA seems to love - light hitting middle infielders - but I think the team is fully stocked for now in that area.

Just a few thoughts that I haven't seen brought up recently. Doubt AA will go for any of these guys except maybe one of the rehab pitchers if they'll go to AAA for a month or two to prove themselves as odds are McGowan will go back to the DL or one of Cecil/Alvarez will not be as good as we hope. Webb is the one I'd chase if he is interested - especially if AA could get one of his famous option years added in.
smcs - Tuesday, January 24 2012 @ 11:55 PM EST (#251134) #
I don't know how many more such problem children are out there to be acquired mid-season 2012.

Hanley Ramirez and Miguel Cabrera.
Ron - Wednesday, January 25 2012 @ 12:09 AM EST (#251135) #
I'm a little bit surprised Rich Harden is still available. Before the Jays added all the bullpen arms, I thought he could have been a low cost closer.

As long as the medical reports look good, I wouldn't mind the Jays signing Brandon Webb and Ben Sheets to a minor league contract.
TamRa - Wednesday, January 25 2012 @ 12:13 AM EST (#251136) #
"If the article is true, and many aren't, this reinforces what Beeston has been saying about the difficulty in attracting free agents at present to come to Toronto, barring the creation of a much more competitive team. "

Not necessarily. it's kind of an open secret that Uehara wants to go back to Baltimore (didn't want to leave in the first place) and the logical conclusion is that's what he's holding out for.
TamRa - Wednesday, January 25 2012 @ 12:26 AM EST (#251137) #
assuming that the Jays stick with Lind and give him one last go to turn it around before they have to decide on his option next fall...and assuming they are not impressed enough to keep him...

There's something to be said for the idea of flooding Detroit with a giant offer for Cabrera next winter, assuming they are interested given the alcohol issue.

it would be a way to get Fielder like production on a term they can accept (3 more years)

Mick Doherty - Wednesday, January 25 2012 @ 12:31 AM EST (#251138) #

Now that Uehura has blocked the trade to TOR, Friend of batter's Box Jamey Newberg, the GReatest Ranger on the InterWebs, has wondered on Twitter,

I wish Toronto had a @gfraley so we could find out who the Jays would have given Texas had Koji not invoked his no-trade.
GerryFraley is a DFW (mostly print) sports guy. I told Jamey I would ask y'all if you'd heard anything on this front. Anyone?
TamRa - Wednesday, January 25 2012 @ 03:22 AM EST (#251142) #
dunno but I'm sure they could still have whoever it was for Ogando...

Anders - Wednesday, January 25 2012 @ 09:44 AM EST (#251145) #
There's an article up on mlbraderumours stating that Uejara rejected a trade to the Blue Jays, who are on his no-trade list.

Well they did threaten to break his arm...
whiterasta80 - Wednesday, January 25 2012 @ 11:16 AM EST (#251149) #

I'm also surprised that Harden hasn't had any fliers yet.  To me he seems like a perfect guy for us to target. Give him a shot at the rotation. When he's healthy he's still a very good pitcher.  If by some fluke he has that healthy 200 inning season we've got our second ace. If not, we've given our prospects a few months (or weeks knowing Harden) to season before bringing them up. 

I gotta imagine his medical reports are BRUTAL if he hasn't had a sniff all offseason.

John Northey - Wednesday, January 25 2012 @ 11:53 AM EST (#251153) #
One issue is how crowded the AAA rotation could easily be.

ML: Romero, Morrow, Cecil, Alvarez, McGowan
AAA: Litsch or Perez, Drabek, Richmond, Beck, Carreno, any minor league free agents they have signed that I've forgotten about.

With Chad Jenkins, Drew Hutchison, Deck McGuire in AA to start but could quickly move to AAA

Of course, with McGowan's history and Alvarez being a kid and Cecil being up and down things could change quickly. The Jays could decide to keep Beck & Richmond in the pen in AAA to make room for kids. Carreno could be used in the AAA pen as well if that is where the Jays see him long term.

Still, I'd quickly sign Harden or Webb or a few of the other rehabbing guys who have to prove themselves to return to full-time ML duty if they are interested as pitching depth is one thing you can never have enough of.
TamRa - Wednesday, January 25 2012 @ 08:29 PM EST (#251181) #
"ML: Romero, Morrow, Cecil, Alvarez, McGowan
AAA: Litsch or Perez, Drabek, Richmond, Beck, Carreno, any minor league free agents they have signed that I've forgotten about.

With Chad Jenkins, Drew Hutchison, Deck McGuire in AA to start but could quickly move to AAA"

My take on that assumes Listch will be traded barring some injury that keeps him in the major league pen but beyond that:

T: Romero/Morrow/Cecil/Alvarez/McGowan
LV: Drabek/Perez/Carreno/Laffey/Richmond
(Drabek at LV is an issue I haven't an easy answer for)
NH: Jenkins/McGuire/Hutchison/Pino/Boone
(Pino was re-signed, Boone is recovering from TJ)
D: Wojo/Tepera/Lawrence/Liebel/Filler
L: Nicolino/Syndergaard/Nolin/Smith/??
(Sanchez having dibs on the last spot if he shows he's ready in ST)
Richard S.S. - Wednesday, January 25 2012 @ 09:10 PM EST (#251183) #
I'd like to see A.A. give David Aardsma a 2 year contract worth $3.0 - $5.0 MM.  But not before his occupying a 40-man Roster spot is on the 60-day DL.   He's injured and unlikely to pitch in the Majors before mid-season.   If recovered he'd be a strong mid-season "acquisition", giving A.A. options.
Landomar - Wednesday, January 25 2012 @ 10:43 PM EST (#251186) #

I hadn't really considered whether Jesse Litsch still has an option year left, but after looking things over, it appears that he does.  Perez is out of options, so unless the Jays decide to put Perez on waivers, Perez will be in the bullpen to start 2012.

SP: Romero, Morrow, Cecil, Alvarez, McGowan

RP: Santos, Cordero, Oliver, Frasor, Janssen, Perez, Villanueva

That bullpen looks fairly similar to what we started last season with.  Frasor, Janssen, and Villanueva are back.  Camp is gone, which takes away the 8th guy.  The actual changes are Santos, Cordero, Oliver, and Perez instead of Dotel, Francisco, Rzepczynski, and Rauch.  Other than having Santos (which should be a nice upgrade), the rest of the picture looks about the same.

Having Litsch and Carreno in AAA as injury replacements will be helpful.  Later in the season, I expect we'll see at least one of Drabek, Hutchison, McGuire, or Jenkins earn their way into the rotation.  My money is on Hutchison, but you never know. 

uglyone - Wednesday, January 25 2012 @ 11:39 PM EST (#251190) #
I think this might free up Litsch to be injury/performance insurance for the starting rotation, too.

Heck, based on their careers, and even last year, you would probably argue that Litsch deserves a starting spot over McGowan even from the start.
John Northey - Thursday, January 26 2012 @ 12:12 AM EST (#251192) #
An FYI for those who were wondering (like I was)... Cordero was a type A free agent at the start of the offseason but the new deal changed him to a B thus he didn't cost a draft pick and didn't give the Reds a pick just before the Jays one - instead the Reds get a sandwich pick only.

Also of note: the Jays haven't officially signed him as they haven't put him on the 40 man roster yet. Is there another trade coming to free up room or will someone be let go? I suspect Darin Mastroianni and Danny Farquhar are high on the list of probable cuts.
Landomar - Thursday, January 26 2012 @ 01:58 AM EST (#251193) #
My guess is that Mastroianni will get dropped from the 40 man.  He's pretty far down on the OF depth chart at this point, and shouldn't have much (if any) trade value.
TamRa - Thursday, January 26 2012 @ 04:30 AM EST (#251194) #
I can't figure out why Farina, who'll be out most of the season following surgery, wouldn't come off the 40, but they have passed on a few chances to do so.
Spifficus - Thursday, January 26 2012 @ 08:20 AM EST (#251196) #
He'll be able to be 60-man DL'd at the earliest opportunity without losing him, so why cut him?
Spifficus - Thursday, January 26 2012 @ 08:29 AM EST (#251197) #
That's assuming you can find someone more expendable who you aren't as high on to make room for Cordero (or whatever new player of the moment), of course. As soon as that's no longer true, then whether you can stash him on the 60 day DL becomes irrelevant.
Thomas - Thursday, January 26 2012 @ 07:55 PM EST (#251249) #
The Indians just signed Dan Wheeler to a minor league contract. I didn't see the need for another reliever, but if the team was going to sign one, I'd rather have guaranteed Wheeler $1 million than spent $4.5 million on Cordero. Wheeler is much more of a flyball pitcher and probably can't be expected to induce as many infield flies as he did last year, but he also had a low strand rate and his control is much better than Cordero's.

I'm not convinced he'll be a better pitcher than Cordero next year, but he seems a much better buy at that price.*

* I can understand the caveat that the Jays don't seem to be too interested in spending the money on anyone else this offseason, so saving a few million shouldn't be a huge consideration if you feel like Cordero is the better reliever. But, as we've discussed several times, you can make a convincing case that the Jays should be interested in at least a couple of the remaining free agents (which they may be, regardless of the Cordero move).
TamRa - Thursday, January 26 2012 @ 10:41 PM EST (#251253) #
"He'll be able to be 60-man DL'd at the earliest opportunity without losing him, so why cut him?"

Taking him off the 40 man roster is not "cutting" him - it's putting him through waivers, where a pitcher who might not even make it on the field in 2012 is HIGHLY unlikely to be claimed.

you can't put him on the 60 yet but you need a spot now.

Spifficus - Thursday, January 26 2012 @ 11:07 PM EST (#251255) #

Right, I wasn't so much talking about whether Farina was the best choice so much as why, if there's a player that they like less long term, I can see why they'd wait. That's why I gave the followup to clarify.

As for Farina himself, I can definitely see someone like the Astros using a 40 man roster spot on him now, and then popping him on the 60 day DL when that option opens up. That'd give them a crack at the out of options crowd at the end of the spring. Is it certain? Nope. Cut was an ambiguous and lazy way to put it, but could just as easily been understood as I intended (cut from the 40 man roster) vs the way you interpreted it (released). Either way, the question becomes, as an organization, who would the Jays prefer to risk losing, Farina or someone else? That's setting aside any potential second shoe to drop that clears that roster spot through an alternate means (ie a trade).

Spifficus - Thursday, January 26 2012 @ 11:14 PM EST (#251256) #

Whoops. I forgot to add why I saw Farina as someone another team could pop. He's a power arm that got to AA, and could potentially move quick after he returns. Whether that makes him more valuable to the Jays than McCoy (a reserve IF who has trouble playing SS), Valbuena (same and worse, and without options) or Mastroianni (speedy 4th/5th OF depth) is an interesting question. He's the most likely pitcher to come off, anyway.

TamRa - Friday, January 27 2012 @ 01:33 AM EST (#251257) #
well, clearly I'm out of my depth in terms of projecting whether a team feels it has that 40-man spot to spare....maybe I've underestimated that. Certainly the FO has a far better handle on it than I.
Spifficus - Friday, January 27 2012 @ 02:12 AM EST (#251258) #

No more out of your depth than me, or anyone else here. I was trying to highlight some of the nuances that crossed my mind with a decision like this, but I could easily be misreading the tea leaves.

For example, I noticed afterward that Farina would have to be placed on the major league 60 day DL to free up the 40 man roster spot (I'm positive I've come across this before... damned memory! Always there for me after the fact). The question for a claiming team becomes whether he worth burning up most of a year of his service time at a major league minimum salary, or a 40 man roster spot while shelved. That would definitely be an added burden for a claiming team.

Flex - Friday, January 27 2012 @ 02:23 PM EST (#251274) #
Apparently the Jays signed two pitchers to minor league deals: Tim Redding and Bill Murphy.

It says on that Murphy pitched 11.1 innings for the Jays in 2009. I'm sure this is true, but does anyone have any actual recollection of it?
Matthew E - Friday, January 27 2012 @ 02:33 PM EST (#251275) #
John Northey - Friday, January 27 2012 @ 04:30 PM EST (#251281) #
I keep hoping they sign the Garfoose (Dirk Hayhurst) to a AAA deal. He wasn't horrid, can start or relieve and is a lot of fun in interviews and can write very well.

Hmmm. Actually that last part might explain why he isn't signed yet. :P
#2JBrumfield - Saturday, January 28 2012 @ 09:43 AM EST (#251295) #

It says on that Murphy pitched 11.1 innings for the Jays in 2009. I'm sure this is true, but does anyone have any actual recollection of it?

You should check out this finely crafted thread.  Hell of a piece, IMHO! ;D

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