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Trade to Blue Jays a Blessing for Taubenheim

"The Jays organization is amazing"

Ty Taubenheim was considered a ‘throw-in' when he was traded to Toronto over the winter. A 19th round selection of the Brewers in the 2003 Draft, the 23-year-old has skyrocketed to Triple-A this season with Toronto, after making just 11 starts at the Double-A level in 2005. The trade to Toronto has been a career move for Taubenheim, who has labeled himself as a solid prospect, and is minor steps away from progressing to the Major Leagues.

Many players would use the fact as being considered a ‘throw-in' in a trade as a motivational factor. However, for Taubenheim, he was being realistic and decided to make the best with the change of scenery. "As the throw-in, it really didn't bother me too much because I wasn't a huge prospect in any organization," Taubenheim told InsideTheDome reporter Ed Gonser. "However, the trade...

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