According to Jon Heyman of CBS, Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro wants out as Toronto has opted to sign free-agent catcher Russell Martin to take over the primary catching duties on the Blue Jays’ roster. While Martin is clearly an upgrade, Navarro produced solid results in his first year as full-time catcher since 2009. He started 102 games behind … Continue reading→
Update: I found out from listening to Alex Anthopoulos’ radio interview on TSN that Navarro hasn’t exactly asked for a trade, but that AA himself said he would explore a trade for him to benefit his career and have an opportunity to play everyday, which he wants. Otherwise, Navarro apparently is very understanding of the situation and will still look forward to coming to spring training with Toronto and prepare for the season ahead with the team.