Looking at notable veteran-for-prospect deals in Blue Jays history
A look back through the historical transactions shows a franchise that has mostly added veterans for young players, or at least attempted to trade present value for present value. There have been a few notable instances of trading for the future, though. Here are a few of those deals.
Trading homegrown arms would add nostalgic layer to Blue Jays' rebuild
It’s one thing to move veterans, especially those who arrived in Toronto as major-leaguers and were short-term contributors to the team. But it is a whole other level to consider the departure of two players who were drafted and developed within the system, and have barely reached their peak.