MLB confirms, last Tuesday’s trade between the Miami Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays is official. The deal sent Jose Reyes, Josh Johnson, Mark Buehrle, Emilio Bonifacio and John Buck to Toronto in exchange for Yunel Escobar, Adeiny Hechavarria, Jeff Mathis, Henderson Alvarez, Jake Marisinick, Justin Nicolino and Anthony DeSclafani.
The 12-player deal was confirmed in an Blue Jays official press release, indicating that the Marlins would be sending cash considerations to Toronto as well. Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos will address the media at a press conference set for 9:30 AM on Tuesday. The team release states that no players will be in attendance.
In a related move, the Blue Jays designated RHP Joel Carreno for assignment to clear room on the 40-man roster.