Report: Blue Jays’ potential trade for Bruce unlikely now

Jeff Blair and Stephen Brunt try to make sense of the rumoured 3-way trade that would see the Blue Jays land Jay Bruce, and then speculate on how it all fell apart… for now.

A potential three-team trade between the Toronto Blue Jays, Cincinnati Reds and Los Angeles Angels is off for now, according to reports.

The proposed trade would have reportedly sent Jay Bruce to the Blue Jays, Michael Saunders to the Los Angeles Angels and a collection of prospects to the Reds. The deal reportedly fell through because of medical issues surrounding a Blue Jays minor-leaguer involved in the deal.

Although this deal didn’t go through, reports indicate the Blue Jays could still explore other options in a potential trade for Bruce.