40 minutes with Toronto Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro

Toronto Blue Jays president and chief executive officer Mark Shapiro. (Nathan Denette/CP)
March 18, 2016, 10:04 AM

Toronto Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro joins Jeff Blair & Stephen Brunt to discuss the club’s future in Dunedin, the contract status with Jose Bautista & Edwin Encarnacion, setting the budget for the team, the trend toward opt-out clauses, what has surprised him about the club on the field, last year’s success fueling higher expectations, the state of the organisation, which player has jumped out, his rough landing in Toronto, the David Price trade, the perspective he gained from being the son of a player agent, the role he sees for Aaron Sanchez, the possibility of Gavin Floyd joining the rotation, the development system, and the possibility of trading Bautista and/or Encarnacion.