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One Final Attempt At Burnett Before Moving On

Will Zito be a Blue Jay?

J.P. Ricciardi will be departing for Dallas, TX tonight and will set up camp at the Wyndham Anatole Hotel. The Blue Jays are still in contention to land Burnett, but Ricciardi will not spend the entire time focusing on Burnett. Ricciardi will meet with nearly every club in Dallas, and hopes to leaves Dallas with the finishing pieces to his 2006 roster. The General Managers wish list as he departs Toronto is Barry Zito

The number one priority for J.P. Ricciardi on Monday afternoon will be to sign pitcher A.J. Burnett. The right-hander had a four-year offer from the Cardinals sitting on his fax machine for four days, and did not sign. Sources tell InsideTheDome.com that Burnett is hoping the Nationals come through with a competitive offer. "His wife prefers for her husband to sign with Washington" a source...

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