"Tomo took less money to come pitch in Toronto...He wants to prove that he is healthy and show he has the mettle to pitch in the toughest division in baseball. This was the best timing and fit. Toronto was the best baseball team."
(Jim Masteralexis, via CBC Sports Canada, 01/23/2007)
Anyone know if Bruce Chen is still available?
The Tomo Ohka Sweepstakes are over: Blue Jays sign ex-Nat to 1-year, $3 million deal. (well, pending a physical and some paperwork and whatnot)
And to add insult to injury, Luis Matos also snubs Nationals, signs a minor league deal with Pirates. Hard to believe that Luis Matos wasn't part of The Plan.
(Photo by Jeff Chiu/AP)