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Ricciardi Deserves Credit…For Now

Ricciardi Deserves Credit…For Now

After numerous late-night phone calls on Saturday, it became clear that the Blue Jays are not close to making any deals before Monday's trading deadline – and that's a good thing. Although many would want and expect the Blue Jays to acquire a starting pitcher or a shortstop – the wise thing for Ricciardi at this point is to stand firm in his beliefs.

"Clubs continue to ask for Dustin McGowan, Brandon League and Shaun Marcum," one American League scout told InsideTheDome late Saturday night. "For the players the Jays want to acquire, and for the time they will have them, it's not worth it." "Many General Managers would feel pressured to make a move, just for the sake of making a... Recommended Stories

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