Blue Jays Acquire Whit Merrifield In Trade With Royals, per Report

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Sports Illustrated

By Nick Selbe Toronto lands the two-time All-Star in exchange for a minor league infielder and a right-handed pitcher. View the original article to see embedded media. As the trade deadline concluded with a flurry of last-minute deals, the Blue Jays have reportedly acquired Whit Merrifield from the Royals, according to MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand. Kansas City will receive minor league infielder Samad Taylor and right-handed pitcher Max Castillo in exchange. Merrifield, 33, is a two-time All-Star who’s spent his entire career with the Royals. His offense has regressed a bit this year, as he’s batti…

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