Bob Elliott of the Toronto Sun reports that the Blue Jays have made reliever Kevin Gregg available to interested teams:
Last year, Gregg was the stopper for the Cubs before his 4.72 ERA and seven blown saves in 30 tries forced Lou Pinella to hand closing duties over to Carlos Marmol.
The righty managed to get a one-year $2.75 million contract from Toronto this offseason that also includes club options for 2011 and 2012, which could make the deal worth just less than $11 million.
After a great Spring and some April struggles by Jason Frasor, Gregg claimed the ninth inning duties and has done a pretty good job of finishing off games for the Blue Jays ever since. The 32-year old righty has converted 20 saves in 23 chances and heads into the break with a 3.67 ERA. With a 1.37 WHIP Gregg is hardly "lights out" and also holds a 0-3 record on the year.
The Blue Jays proclamation that Gregg is available for trade, along with the Mets need for another arm in the bullpen, has spurred rumors connecting the two. Buster Olney mentione... TO READ THE REST OF THIS POST AND OTHERS LIKE IT HEAD TO METSZILLA.COM BY CLICKING HERE: