5 Reasons Why the Toronto Blue Jays Were so Quiet at the MLB Trade Deadline

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5 Reasons Why the Toronto Blue Jays Were so Quiet at the MLB Trade Deadline
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Despite bolstering their bullpen with the acquisitions of Brad Lincoln and Steve Delabar, the Toronto Blue Jays were relatively quiet at the MLB trade deadline.

They had lingered around the .500 mark for much of the season (excluding their recent swoon), and were within striking distance of one of the two wild-card spots as they entered the deadline with a 51-51 mark.

However, with several clubs sandwiched in between them and a wild-card spot, leapfrogging ahead of all those teams would have been a daunting task.

Here are five reasons why the Jays didn't make a bigger splash at the deadline.

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