Blue Jays get pitcher Steven Matz from Mets

Tanya Simon
January 31, 2021

Earlier this week, infielder Marcus Semien reached agreement on a one-year, $18 million contract, a source familiar with the deal told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

Toronto additionally agreed to one-year contracts with right-handers Kirby Yates ($5.5 million) and Tyler Chatwood ($3 million) and re-marked left-hander Robbie Ray to a $8 million, one-year contract. They have been really busy elsewhere too, acquiring celebrity shortstop Francisco Lindor and starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco at a blockbuster trade with Cleveland.

Now Trevor Bauer could come to New Yorkers ... Left-hander Joey Lucchesi was acquired in a three-team trade between San Diego and Pittsburgh.

A Stony Brook, N.Y. native, Matz was originally drafted by the Mets in the second round of the 2009 draft, working his way up through the minors before making his debut with the Mets on June 28, 2015 against the Cincinnati Reds.

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For the Jays, Matz will add to their rotation depth as they look to make a run into the playoffs in 2021. The deal was subject to a successful physical.

Reid-Foley and Diaz were on the Blue Jays' 40-man roster before the trade.

However, you can get back to your best with your new foundation. He was dropped from the turn in the wake of beginning 0-4 with a 9.00 ERA in five beginnings, at that point showed up alongside a spot start. He was 0-1 with a 3.68 ERA in three postseason starts, including one at the World Series from Kansas City. He travelled 5-11 with a 3.97 ERA over 154 innings at 2018, also 11-10 with a 4.21 ERA over 160 1/3 innings at 2019.

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