At the Letters: Donaldson’s status complicates Jays’ deadline approach

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Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson. (Chris O'Meara/AP)

Hosted by Ben Nicholson-Smith and Arden Zwelling, At the Letters connects Toronto Blue Jays fans with the stories, numbers and characters surrounding the team. Expect new episodes every Wednesday.

In the latest episode, Arden and Ben discuss the Blue Jays’ pitching trade chips, Josh Donaldson and the return of Marcus Stroman to the rotation….

Ben Nicholson-Smith is Sportsnet’s baseball editor. Arden Zwelling is a senior writer. Together, they bring you the most in-depth Blue Jays podcast in the league, covering off all the latest news with opinion and analysis, as well as interviews with other insiders and team members.

Here’s how the conversation unfolds:

• Ben and Arden start by discussing the trade value of Blue Jays pitchers J.A. Happ, Marco Estrada, Tyler Clippard, John Axford and Ryan Tepera (3:40).

• ATL then looks at the case of Donaldson and how his uncertain future impacts the Blue Jays’ deadline plans (31:00).

• Finally, the latest on Stroman, Steve Pearce and Roberto Osuna. (39:15).

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