A-Gon GoneàBound For North Of The Border

Posted: 26th November 2009 by Jeffrey Brown in MLB
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Shortstop Alex Gonzalez has decided not to wait any longer while the Red Sox try to make up their mind… he has reportedly signed a one-year, $2.75 million dollar deal with the Toronto Blue Jays, with a team option for 2011 ($2.5 MM). Gonzalez came to the Red Sox in a trade after starting the 2009 season with the Cincinnati Reds…although he is known primarily as a defensive whiz, he managed to hit .284 in 68 games after arriving in Boston. Earlier this off-season, the Red Sox declined a $6 million dollars team option it held on his services for 2010…yet both the ballclub and the player expressed interest in having him return to the team. But the Red Sox were determined to explore other “better” options in free agency and via trade, leaving Gonzalez in l ...

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