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Blue Jays tender deals to all arb-eligible players

Blue Jays tender deals to all arb-eligible players

MLB.com Updated 8 hours ago
The Blue Jays tendered contracts to all four of their arbitration-eligible players prior to Friday night's 8 ET deadline.
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    MLB.com Nov 23
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