Alex Gonzalez Signs with Toronto

Posted: 26th November 2009 by Jeremiah Graves in MLB
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Alex Gonzalez will be taking his slick defense up north next summer.   Gonzalez, 32, signed a one-year, $2.75 million contract with the Blue Jays on Thursday.   The contract includes a $2.5 million option for 2011.   The deal comes just one day after the club re-signed utility man John McDonald to a two-year contract , leading to speculation that he would be the club’s starting shortstop.   With both Gonzalez and McDonald under contract, this should officially spell the end of Marco Scutaro’s time with the Blue Jays.   Scutaro was high on many club’s wish lists this offseason, including Gonzalez’s most recent employer, the Boston Red Sox.   The Blue Jays still figure to offer Scutaro arbitration to obtain draft picks for the Type A free ...

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