Today in Blue Jay History: Trade with the Marlins

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Today in Blue Jay History: Trade with the Marlins
Today in Blue Jay History: Trade with the Marlins

Today in Blue Jays history. Eleven Years Ago: A.J. Burnett opted out of his Blue Jays contract. Back in 2006, the Jays signed Burnett to a 5-year, $55 million contract, which included a player opt out after the third season. In those 3 seasons, Burnett had a 38-26 record and a 3.94 ERA in 81 games, 80 starts. His best season was the third, he went 18-10 with a 4.07 ERA in 34 starts. It was the only season, of the three, where he didn't miss time with an injury. He signed with the Yankees, 5 years, $82.5 million. We had this poll: As it turned out, we were right. With the Yankees, he pitched 3 seasons, had a 34-35 record and a 4.79 ERA.. In his last season as a Yankee, he was 11-11 with a 5.15

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