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2009 TORONTO BLUE JAYS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Toronto,ON
Team Record:  75-87   .463
Result:   4th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Cito Gaston
General Manager:   J.P. Ricciardi
Stadium:  Rogers Centre
Attendance:  1,876,129
Payroll:  $80,538,300
Playoffs: Season in progress

Toronto Blue Jays affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Kevin Millar (37)
Youngest Player:  Travis Snider (21)
Longest Tenure:  Roy Halladay (12)
Top Hitter:  Adam Lind (10)
Top Pitcher:  Roy Halladay (3)
Top Draft Pick:  Chad Jenkins (#20)

Roster Continuity:  72.69%
Top Prospect:   Travis Snider
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees10359.636--
Boston9567.5868.0
Tampa Bay8478.51919.0
Toronto7587.46328.0
Baltimore6498.39539.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Jeremy AccardoToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 900,000 Avoided arbitration
Russ AdamsToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 416,700 
Rod BarajasToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 2,500,000 Option Exercised
Michael BarrettToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 600,000 Minor League Contract
Jose BautistaToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 2,400,000 Avoided arbitration
Bryan BullingtonToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 402,400 
Brian BurresBaltimore Orioles200920091$ 410,000 
Shawn CampToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 750,000 Avoided arbitration. Asked $0.95m, offered $0.7m
Jesse CarlsonToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 408,700 
Brett CecilToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchsed from minors
Raul ChavezToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 500,000 Minor League Contract
David DellucciCleveland Indians200720093$ 11,500,000$ 3.83m
Scott DownsToronto Blue Jays200820103$ 10,000,000$ 3.33mAvoided arbitration
Edwin EncarnacionCincinnati Reds200920102$ 7,600,000$ 3.80mAvoided arbitration
Jason FrasorToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 1,450,000 Avoided arbitration
Roy HalladayToronto Blue Jays200820103$ 40,000,000$ 13.33mSigned extension during 2006 season
Dirk HayhurstToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 400,000 Minor league contract
Aaron HillToronto Blue Jays200820114$ 12,000,000$ 3.00mClub options for 2012-2014
Joe InglettToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 411,300 
Casey JanssenToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 413,900 
Brandon LeagueToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 640,000 Avoided arbitration
Adam LindToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 411,800 
Jesse LitschToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 414,400 
John McDonaldToronto Blue Jays200820092$ 3,800,000$ 1.90mExtension signed during 2007 season
Kevin MillarToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 850,000 Minor league contract
Brad MillsToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Bill MurphyToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 401,400 
Lyle OverbayToronto Blue Jays200720104$ 24,000,000$ 6.00mAvoided arbitration. $3.8m signing bonus
David PurceyToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 403,700 
Robert RayToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 400,000 
Scott RichmondToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 402,300 
Alex RiosToronto Blue Jays200820147$ 69,834,999$ 9.98mClub option for 2015 ($13.5m with $1m buyout)
Josh RoenickeCincinnati Reds200920091$ 400,000 
Scott RolenSt. Louis Cardinals200320108$ 90,000,000$ 11.25m$5m signing bonus
Ricky RomeroToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 400,000 
Randy RuizToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 390,000 
B.J. RyanToronto Blue Jays200620105$ 47,000,000$ 9.40m$10m signing bonus (Signed minor league contract with Cubs in 2009)
Marc RzepczynskiToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Marco ScutaroToronto Blue Jays200820092$ 2,650,000$ 1.33mAvoided arbitration
Travis SniderToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 401,400 
Brian TalletToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 1,015,000 Avoided arbitration
Vernon WellsToronto Blue Jays200820147$ 126,000,000$ 18.00m$25.5m signing bonus. Can opt out after 2011
Brian WolfeToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 408,700 



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